~ Crunchy / Cheesy Chicken Casserole ~

Cassie *


My family loves this chicken dish. Its so flavorful and they especially love the crunchy topping. Paired well with the Mexican inspired hash browns. Lots of cheesiness at my house tonight.


★★★★★ 1 vote
6 - 8
20 Min
25 Min


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chicken thighs plus 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts - poached and shredded
1 Tbsp
creole seasoning
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
dry, minced onions
1 - 7 oz
chopped, green chiles - drained
3 can(s)
cream of chicken soup - not family sized
2 - 8 oz
bags, shredded velveeta cheese
1 Tbsp
red pepper flakes - optional
6 - 8 oz
crushed taco flavored doritos or your favorite

How to Make ~ Crunchy / Cheesy Chicken Casserole ~


  • 1Poach chicken in water with creole seasoning and salt. Drain and remove meat from bones and shred.
  • 2Place chicken evenly into a 9 x 13 baking dish.

    Sprinkle with dry minced onion.
  • 3Preheat oven to 400 degree F.

    In a large skillet, mix together the soups, cheese and chiles. Bring to a simmer and stir until Cheese is melted and sauce is smooth. Stir in pepper flakes if using.
  • 4Pour the cheese sauce evenly over the chicken and sprinkle the top with the crushed Dorito's.
  • 5Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until heated through and bubbly.

    Serve hot...my family loves this casserole...they always go back for seconds.

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About ~ Crunchy / Cheesy Chicken Casserole ~

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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