king ranch chicken

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Sherry Blizzard
Piney Flats, TN

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.

★★★★★ 1
serves 8-10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For king ranch chicken

  • weber's kickin' chicken seasoning
  • black pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb
    chicken breast, grilled and shredded
  • 1 lg
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 md
    yellow onion, diced
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can
    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 notch...top the final layer with Chipotle Lime Tortilla Panko Crumbs or crushed Lime Tortilla chips.
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