Print Recipe

King Ranch Chicken

Texas Lasagna could be the name of this creamy, cheesy casserole filled with chicken and a kick of Ro*Tel tomatoes. Add it to your comfort food casserole rotation! It's as easy to make as it is delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Casserole, Comfort Food, Tex-Mex
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 pkg yellow corn tortillas
  • 1 cup purple onion, diced
  • 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup
  • 1 can Cream of Chicken soup
  • 1 can Ro*Tel, undrained
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded mild cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and prepare a 13x9" baking dish by spraying with your favorite cooking oil.
  • Chop onions and slice tortillas lengthwise into strips.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix the soups, Ro*Tel, and chicken broth until well combined.
  • Layer 1/3 of the shredded chicken and 1/3 of the chopped onion into the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Cover chicken and onion with a layer of corn tortilla strips.
  • Pour 1/3 of the soup mixture over the tortillas and spread to cover. Make sure all of the tortillas have some soup mixture over them.
  • Next, add 1/3 of the shredded cheese.
  • Repeat layers two more times, ending with cheese. Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Let stand another 5-10 minutes to allow casserole to thicken.