King Ranch Chicken Recipe

King ranch chicken casserole is a delicious example of comfort food. Read on for an easy, fun recipe that anyone can make at home.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlics, minced
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 3 cups chicken, cooked
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • dash salt
  • 1 cup chicken stock, divided
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees...

  • In a skillet heat olive oil and butter over medium heat. 
  • Cook onion about 5 minutes until they become soft and translucent. 
  • Add diced bell pepper and garlic and cook approx 2 more minutes until they soften. 
  • Add both the cans of soup, 1/2 cup of chicken stock, the shredded chicken, chili powder, cumin, pepper, cayenne and salt. 
  • Stir to combine and heat through. Remove from heat.
  • In a 9x13 baking dish pour the remaining 1/2 cup chicken stock. 
  • Tear 4 tortillas in half and arrange them evenly on the chicken stock in the pan. 
  • Spread 1/3 of the chicken mixture over the tortillas. 
  • Repeat this process 2 more times using all the mixture and all 12 tortillas.
  • Sprinkle the cheese on top and cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  • Bake casserole for 40 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving,
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4.4 x. 4.4 square
Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 264
Calories 582

% Daily Value*
51%
Total Fat 33g
65%
  Saturated Fat 13g
57%
Sodium 1364mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate 30g
3%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 2g
65%
Protein 33g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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