King Ranch Chicken

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I love all things Mexican Food, all things casserole, all things made easy and all things yummy. This recipe has it all; spice, easy to prepare and delicious.


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10 Min
40 Min


  • ·
    weber's kickin' chicken seasoning
  • ·
    black pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb
    chicken breast, grilled and shredded
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion, diced
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can(s)
    ro-tel tomatoes with green chili
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 18
    corn tortillas, divide into 3 groups of 6, rip into bite sized pieces
  • 4 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted

How to Make King Ranch Chicken


  1. Season chicken breasts with Weber's Kickin' Chicken and pepper. Saute chicken breasts in evoo/butter for 3-4 minutes each side. Remove to plate. When cool, shred.
  2. Add to the evoo/butter the diced red bell pepper and onions. Cook to tender about 5 minutes.
  3. Add soups, tomatoes, chicken and sour cream. Blend together thoroughly. Remove from heat.

    NOTE: Can add extra green chile if you like more heat.
  4. Liberally spray a large baking dish with non-stick spray. Tear 6 corn tortillas into bite sized pieces to cover the bottom. Top with 1/3 of the chicken mixture, top with a layer of cheese. Repeat this process 2 more times ending with a good amount of cheese.
  5. Bake at 325 for 45 minutes until bubbly.
  6. If you really want to kick it up a the final layer with Chipotle Lime Tortilla Panko Crumbs or crushed Lime Tortilla chips.

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About King Ranch Chicken

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

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