King Ranch Chicken Casserole

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Try our tasty version of the Texan favorite, King Ranch Casserole, named after the largest ranch in the US!

Very easy

7 minutes

Prep time

35 minutes

Cook time

891 cal.

Per serving


Baking dish, Oven, Stovetop, Frying pan, Knife


Yellow onion

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Peel & dice the onion.

Bell pepper (assorted)

Step 2

Wash & dice the bell pepper.

Corn tortilla (soft taco)

Step 3

Cut the tortillas into quarters.

Rotisserie chicken

Step 4

Remove the skin from the rotisserie chicken & shred the meat into bite-sized pieces.

Olive oil

Step 5

In a frying pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high heat. Add the chopped onion & bell peppers. Season with salt & pepper. Stir & cook for 4-5 min until the veggies are softened.

Cream of chicken soup
Cream of mushroom soup
Diced Tomatoes with green chilis
Sour cream

Step 6

Add the cooked veggies to a large mixing bowl along with the diced tomatoes, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, half of the sour cream & 1 cup of water. Mix thoroughly.

Step 7

In a casserole dish, add a small amount of the soup mixture & spread evenly. Then, add one-third of the tortilla pieces & top with a few large scoops of the soup mixture & spread evenly.

Cheddar (shredded)

Step 8

Next, add half of the shredded chicken & one-third of the shredded cheese. Top with another few large scoops of the soup mixture & spread evenly.

Step 9

Add another layer of the tortillas & a few more large scoops of the soup mix. Top with the remaining shredded chicken & another third of the shredded cheese.

Step 10

Finish assembling the casserole with the final layer of tortillas, the last few scoops of the soup mixture & the remaining shredded cheese. Bake in the oven at 375ºF for 25-30 min or until the casserole is hot & bubbly. Top with the remaining sour cream & fresh cilantro if you have any. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy891 cal.
Fat55 g
Carbohydrates41 g
Protein54 g
Fiber5 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "King Ranch Chicken Casserole" contains 891 Energy, 55 g of Fat, 41 g of Carbohydrates, 54 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

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