King Ranch Chicken
Ro*Tel

A zesty blend of vine-ripened tomatoes and diced green chilies.

King Ranch Chicken

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A signature Ro*Tel recipe--a creamy, cheesy and easy casserole with that special 'kick' coming from Ro*Tel tomatoes and green chilies

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  • Prep Time: 20 Min
  • Total Time: 60 Min
  • Makes: 8 servings (about 1 cup each)

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INGREDIENTS

  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1/4 cup Fleischmann's® Original-stick
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 can (10-3/4 oz each) condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can (10-3/4 oz each) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can (10 oz each) Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 12 corn tortillas (6 inch), torn into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (2 cups = 8 oz)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Melt Fleischmann's in large saucepan over medium heat. Add bell pepper and onion; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in both soups, undrained tomatoes and chicken.
  3. Layer one-third each of tortillas, chicken mixture and cheese evenly in dish. Repeat layers twice more. Bake uncovered 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

COOK'S TIPS

May use any variety of Ro*Tel Tomatoes in place of Original to suit your taste.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

  • Calories: 373
  • Serving Size: 8 servings (about 1 cup each)

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Nutrition Information
Amount per Serving
Calories 373  
    % Daily Value*
Total Fat 21 gram 32%
Saturated fat 9 gram 44%
Cholesterol 63 mg 21%
Sodium 916 mg 38%
Carbohydrate 25 gram 8%
Dietary fiber 3 gram 11%
Sugars 3 gram
Protein 22 gram
Vitamin A   16%
Vitamin C   15%
Calcium   26%
Iron   11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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  • Lesley

    March 26, 2015

    Excellent! I added mexi-corn, omitted mushroom soup (because I hate it!), and added another can of chicken soup.

  • Katie

    March 19, 2015

    I too make this when I am missing Texas -- when we lived in Boston, I used to have to stock up on Ro*Tel when I went South! I use the meat from one rotisserie chicken and make two 8x8-inch casseroles so we can freeze one.

  • Vicki

    March 09, 2015

    This dinner is definitely a winner! I follow the recipe as written and it comes out perfectly every time. The family loves it too so that's great!

  • RRudesal

    March 06, 2015

    My grandmother taught me this recipe. I always add some chili powder and garlic to the onion. I skip the bell pepper because my family doesn't like it, but I put seeded sliced jalapeno on top of the last layer of cheese. Also, I use Velveeta cheese because my family loves it in this recipe. This is one of my favorite dishes to make when I am missing Texas, especially during Ohio winters!

  • Al

    March 02, 2015

    Amazing recipe!!! It's been a favorite at home for years. LHarper, your suggestion would be Lisa fain's recipe. It was printed in her book the homesick Texan cookbook. Is a nice twist for sure! Happy San Jacinto day to y'all !!

  • Angie

    March 01, 2015

    Have been using this recipe for over 5 years and as always better each time. my family loves it! Thanks Rotel


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