King Ranch Chicken Casserole (Oamc)

Total Time
20 mins
40 mins

This version reminds me of the one served at Mama's Cafe in San Antonio, TX. YUM! You can add some heat by using Hot Picante Sauce and/or Hot Rotel. Now living in Iowa, this reminds me of home. Enjoy!

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix soup, picante sauce, sour cream, chili powder, tomatoes (or Rotel), and chicken.
  3. In 2-quart shallow baking dish, spread 1/2 of the tortilla pieces to cover the bottom. Top with 1/2 the chicken mixture.
  4. Repeat layers.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese and onions.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until hot.
  7. If desired, serve with additional picante sauce, sour cream, onions, black olives, shredded cheese.
  8. TO FREEZE: Freeze chicken mixture in Ziploc bags uncooked.
  9. TO SERVE: Defrost chicken mixture. Arrange corn tortillas and chicken mixture according to above directions and bake.