Mexican Chicken Tortilla Bake

Lisa 'Gayle' Goff


This is SOOOOOOO easy and a great way to use leftover chicken.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
35 Min


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  • 1 1/2 lb
    grilled chicken (i buy the frozen bags and just defrost what i need but i also use leftovers if i have them)
  • 4-6
    tortillas, flour (amount depends on the size of your baking dish and the size of the tortillas)
  • 1 c
    knudsen sour cream (if ou find it's too thick add a little more before constructing)
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 2 c
    mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 2
    jalapenos, fresh, ribs and seeds removed
  • 1 medium
    onion, diced
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Mexican Chicken Tortilla Bake


  1. pre heat oven to 350

    remove seeds and ribs from jalepenos, slice them into rings, dice chicken and set these items aside
  2. in a hot skillet cook onions in 2 Tbls of olive oil until translucent then add chicken and cook until the chicken is just warm through
  3. turn off stove and add taco seasoning and 1/4C water, mix well and then add sour cream
  4. I made this in 2 personal size baking dishes but I would use an 8X8 glass baking dish to make these portions best. If you use 1 dish it is a bit messy to serve so it's best to let it rest a few minutes so the cheese helps hold it together.You will also want to cut and trim your tortillas to get the most coverage possible not just a round one in the middle although this might work if you use a rond cake decide, I have the dishes in the pictures I use specifically so I just always do it the same.
  5. spray your baking dish with non-stick spray and place 1 layer of flour tortilla, add 1/2 the chicken mixture, 1/3 the cheese and 1/2 the jalepenos, then place 2 tortillas in dish, the rest of the chicken mixture and 1/3 cheese, place one more tortilla on top and the rest of the cheese to cover place remaining jalepenos on top. (Think mexican lasagna)

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About Mexican Chicken Tortilla Bake

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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