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King Ranch Chicken

SurfinSapo's making a chicken casserole type dish layered with chicken, corn tortillas, onion, bell peppers, cheese, cream of chicken and mushroom baked in the oven and ready in to be enjoyed as a comforting weekday dinner. It is a one pot meal that the family will love.
Ingredients
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Green bell pepper 1 Large, chopped
  Cream of mushroom 1 Can (10 oz)
  Cream of chicken 1 Can (10 oz)
  Diced tomatoes and green chilies 1 Can (10 oz) (Rotel Zesty Tomato & Green Chili Sauce)
  Cooked chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs), shredded (or diced)
  Butter 4 Tablespoon (1/2 stick)
  Corn tortillas 12 Large, cut into small bits
  Shredded cheddar cheese/Velveeta cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cajun spice 1 Teaspoon (Slap Ya Mama's Seasoning Spice mix) (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.

MAKING
2. In a large skillet, melt the butter and add chopped onions and green pepper. Saute them on medium heat until soft and transparent, about 5 minutes.
3. In a measuring jar or bowl, combine the cream of mushroom, cream of chicken, and diced tomato and chilies sauce. Mix well. Add to the onion and pepper in the skillet.
4. Add the shredded chicken and stir well. Cook until thick and bubbly. Season with Cajun Spice Seasoning if you like.
5. In a large pyrex casserole dish (about 13 X 9 X 2-inch) layer the tortilla squares to cover the base.
6. Spoon a generous amount of the creamed chicken mixture and sprinkle a layer of cheese on top.
7. Continue to layer the tortilla sqaures, chicken mixture and cheese until all of it is used up. End with a layer of cheese.

FINALIZING
8. Bake the casserole in the preheated oven for about 30-35 minutes until bubbly and cheese is golden brown on top.
9. Remove and rest for 10 minutes.

SERVING
10. Serve the chicken casserole with bread and a salad on the side.

Things You Will Need
Oven

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Casserole
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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