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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  • Ashley

    May 13, 2015

    I use a smaller deeper baking dish and make four layers. It uses three cups of cheese and always a hit

  • Molly

    May 10, 2015

    I have made this for years, love it!! I cook the chicken in chicken broth with a can of rotel and use crushed tortilla chips instead of soft Tortillas

  • EAC

    May 04, 2015

    I have made this recipe several times for my family. It is always eaten all up and no left overs. I don't cut corners on the ingredients. I use Campbell brand for the soups. I substitute real butter for the margarine and I use a bit more cheese. But again i never have any left overs!

  • Pjc

    May 02, 2015

    I got this recipe through my grandmother-in-law. My wife loves it. To add some variety I usually pre-Kar the chicken the night before, marinated in lemon-lime or BBQ. Shedding the chicken works great after that. I add 2tps of garlic power, 1tps of ground pepper, 1 cup of grated cheddar into the soup/chicken mix. 2-3 tbls of grated Parmesan and then 1tps of Cayenne and a little less than 1tps of red pepper flakes. Add dashes of coriander and/or cumin depending in who you are serving to. I usually use store bought lower sodium tortilla chips. The overall taste is the same without the sodium bloating hangover. I've tried making the tortilla chips from scratch but it's a huge hassle, the overall sodium content doesn't change much and the casserole isn't as crunchy. I have diced tomatoes and jalapeño peppers and it tastes better than the Rotel with less sodium but not significantly less. I

  • Sandy watts

    April 29, 2015

    KR chicken is one of my families favorite meals. We drain the Rotells and use flour tortillas. It makes for a tad thicker casserole consistancy and the flour tortillas change the texture. TRY IT.... YOU'LL LIKE IT!

  • LaUra

    April 27, 2015

    Super easy and delicious recipe. I make this all the time


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