King Ranch Chicken Casserole II

King Ranch Chicken Casserole II

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"A tasty chicken casserole, using shredded chicken and crumbled tortilla chips. Be the king or queen of your 'ranch' by serving up this treat for dinner!"

Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 560 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 560 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 26.5 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.8g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 28.6 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 88 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 1545 mg
  • 62%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Place chicken breasts in a pot of boiling water. Cook until meat shreds easily with a fork, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from water, and cool slightly. Remove meat and skin from bones, and shred.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the cream of mushroom soup and canned tomatoes and mix together.
  3. Lightly coat a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. In dish begin layering: 1/3 of the chicken, 1/3 of the soup mixture, then crumble tortilla chips on top. Repeat layers twice, ending with tortilla chips and a sprinkle of cheese on top. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 45 minutes, until bubbly. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Top casserole with lettuce, chopped tomato, olives, a couple of dollops of sour cream and a sprinkling of chives. Serve.
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This was nice - somewhat like a taco salad. I used less cheddar, only about 1/4 cup of sliced olives, and a chopped green onion instead of the chives. The tortillas in the middle were a bit sogg...

I'd never heard of this casserole but thought I would give it a shot. Very yummy but you need to add more crushed chips on top each time you have it for leftovers for extra oomph :o)

I mexicanized this recipe a bit. Instead of cheddar cheese, I used one brick of mild cheddar, one brick of hot pepper cheese, and a bag of kroger shredded pepper jack cheese. Also, instead of th...

WHAT A GREAT RECIPE !!! MY WHOLE FAMILY LOVES IT...MAYBE NOT THE PRETTIEST LOOKING , BUT THE FLAVOR IS INCREDIBLE !! USE LOW SODIUM SOY SAUCE!!!!

This is definitely not the classic King Ranch Chicken we eat here in Texas.

This dish was wonderful! My husband asks me to make it all the time now. I'm not a very good cook but this was so easy!

YUM!!! There is nothing bland about this recipe at all.

This turned out easy and good, although I think adding a little onion in it would help. Thanks for the post.

I used salsa in place of the tomatoes and zesty chips to give it more zip. It was awesome.