Monday, April 8, 2013

King Ranch Chicken Casserole Recipe


This is a version of the popular King Ranch Chicken Casserole Recipe.

Prep Time: 12 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 2 minutes

Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 6 chicken breast halves, cooked and diced
  • 12 corn tortillas, cut into quarters or strips
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt
  • dash cayenne pepper
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese or a Cheddar Jack blend

Preparation:

Pour about 1/3 cup of the chicken broth over bottom of a 13x9-inch baking pan.
Combine the onion, pepper, the remaining 1/3 cup of broth, soups, and tomatoes; stir to blend.
Layer half of the tortilla quarters or strips on the bottom, then half of the chicken and half of the soup and tomato mixture. Sprinkle with a little garlic powder, salt, and cayenne pepper. Repeat layers. Spread the shredded cheese over the top. Cover the baking dish tightly with foil and bake at 350° for 45 to 55 minutes, until bubbly.
Serves 6.