King Ranch Chicken My Way

Beverley Williams


The original recipe was from Rotel. I changed it by adding seasoning, the chopped mushrooms and the pepper jack cheese. I think it give it a better flavor.


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20 Min
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  • 2
    chicken beasts, cooked and diced
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 small
    onion, diced
  • 1 medium
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 6 small
    cremini mushrooms , diced
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes with green chilies , undrained
  • 12 (6 in.)
    corn tortillas, torn into 1-in. pieces
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    shredded pepper jack cheese
  • ·
    cooking spray

How to Make King Ranch Chicken My Way


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray 9 x 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. In a skillet heat butter over medium heat. Add bell pepper and onion. Saute 3 minutes.
  4. Add mushrooms and continue to saute 2 more minutes. Vegetables should be tender.
  5. Stir in chicken, both soups, tomatoes and seasonings. Mix well. Remove from heat.
  6. In prepared dish, layer 1/3 of the tortilla pieces, then 1/3 of the chicken mixture, top with 1/3 of the cheeses.
  7. Repeat the layers twice more.
  8. Bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

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About King Ranch Chicken My Way

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southwestern

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