King Ranch ChickenFrom chefjeb 7 years ago
- 1 whole chicken shopping list
- 2 onions,, divided shopping list
- 2 ribs celery, chopped shopping list
- Bay leaf shopping list
- 1 carrot shopping list
- 1 can 10 3/4 oz) cream of mushroom soup shopping list
- 1 can (10 3/4 oz) cream of chicken soup shopping list
- 8 oz cheddar cheese, grated shopping list
- 12 corn tortillas shopping list
- 1 bell pepper, chopped shopping list
- 1 can (10) oz tomates with green chillies (Ro-Tel) shopping list
- chili powder - optional shopping list
- granulated garlic, optional shopping list
How to make it
- Boil chicken with celery, 1 onion, carrot and bay leaf. Remeove when tender and reserve stock. Cut into bite size pieces
- Have at ready a buttered 9 x 12 baking dish.
- Mix soups, tomatoes, set aside
- Soften tortillas in boiling chicken stock
- Place six tortillas in bottom of baking dish, overlapping
- Top with layer of chicken, then onion,, bell pepper.
- OPTIONAL - sprinkle with chili powder, granulated garlic
- Layer soup, tomatoes and top with cheese
- You should have used half of the ingredients. This is a two-layer casserole.
- Repeat layering starting with tortillas
- Juices in casserole should be about half the depth of the dish, if not add chicken stock.
- Bake uncovered at 375 for 30-40 minutes until hot and bubbly.
- Top with addional cheese about 5 minutes before removing from oven, if desired.
- Note: This may be made ahead and frozen..
- Note: This is not a part of any classic recipe, but we also top with the extra cheese and Frito Corn Chips.
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The Cookchefjeb Carthage, MS
The Rating6 people
This is an all-time favorite recipe. I'm not a fan of the optional chil powder, but I am going to try it with the corn chip topping and extra cheese. For anyone who hasn't tried this, this is yummy. I prepare it, the night before and refrigeate it fo...moreramlynrose in Pearl loved it
Oh. My. Goodness. I love this classic recipe and haven't had it in ages. Thank you for reminding me of how good it is...am bookmarking to make soon. Great post. =)lunasea in Orlando loved it
Hey there. Just a big Gracias for this recipe! I made it last night and it was Superb! The one alteration I made to it, and it may be worth noting for people who don't like spicy food, is that instead of using Rotel tomatoes, I just used a can of ste...morejanabeth in Grand Forks loved it
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