King Ranch Chicken

1
Linda Stevens

By
@bittygirl51

My recipe is taken from David Wade's version. I have revised it somewhat to utilize boneless, skinless chicken breasts - my hubby's preference!

Chicken, veggies, picante sauce and cheese!! What more could a person want?

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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  • 4 large
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 large
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 12 small
    corn tortillas
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    picante sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    stewed tomatoes
  • 1 c
    mexican blend shredded cheese

How to Make King Ranch Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Boil your chicken breast in some water and chicken base for about 20-30 minutes. Don't overcook your chicken because it will cook more in the oven.

    Turn off heat. Remove chicken from broth and cube/dice. Set aside.
  2. While chicken is cooking, chop up onion and bell pepper. Saute' in skillet with 1/2 stick of butter til el dente'. (Will cook more in oven.) Turn off heat when done.
  3. Dip 6 corn tortillas into chicken broth and layer in a large casserole dish, lining the bottom and sides of dish. Layer 1/2 diced chicken, 1/2 bell pepper and onion mixture, 1/2 can cream of mushroom soup, 1/2 can cream of chicken soup, 1/2 T. chili powder, and 2 T. picante sauce (I use medium).
  4. Dip remaining (6) tortillas in chicken broth and layer on top. Repeat layering with diced chicken, soups, onion & bell pepper, chili powder and picante sauce.
  5. Finish your casserole by adding a can of diced or stewed tomatoes to the top and 1 cup of shredded cheese. If you would like your casserole to be spicier, use Rotel instead of plain tomatoes on this step.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour covered.

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About King Ranch Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Hashtags: #cheesy, #spicy, #Poultry




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