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    King Ranch Chicken Casserole

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    55 mins

    20 mins

    35 mins

    KissKiss's Note:

    I know there are many versions of this recipe, but this is my favorite. Definitely a crowd pleaser.

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    1. 1
      Saute the onion and bell pepper in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes (until tender).
    2. 2
      Stir in the chicken and the next seven ingredients. Remove from heat.
    3. 3
      Tear the corn tortillas into 1-inch pieces, and layer 1/3 of them in the bottom of a greased 13 x 9 inch casserole.
    4. 4
      Top with 1/3 of chicken mixture and 2/3 cup of cheese. Repeat the layers twice.
    5. 5
      Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes.
    6. 6
      You can freeze the casserole for a month, if desired. Then thaw it in the fridge overnight, and bake as directed.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 11, 2014


      Very good! Husband loved it and he suggested more tortillas and adding sliced jalapeños to the dish.

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    • on March 31, 2014

      SCRUMPTIOUS! AAA+++ thanks!

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    • on February 27, 2009


      This was a very nice dinner, much easier to assemble than traditional enchiladas. I wanted to stretch this into 2 smaller casseroles, so I added an additional cup of chicken, 4 more tortillas, and 1 more cup of cheese. Made half in a 9x9 pan tonight, then froze half the filling, cheese, and tortillas in separate freezer bags for quick assembly later. My somewhat picky son inhaled his serving, which is high praise. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for King Ranch Chicken Casserole

    Serving Size: 1 (254 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 487.8
    Calories from Fat 248
    Total Fat 27.5 g
    Saturated Fat 11.1 g
    Cholesterol 78.6 mg
    Sodium 1243.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 34.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    Sugars 3.4 g
    Protein 26.6 g

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