Mexicali Chicken Stack-Ups

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Jan. 24, 2013

With only a few simple ingredients, this delicious dish comes together in a flash!


Flour tortillas 4 Medium , divided ((10 inch))
Boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 Medium , cooked and diced or shredded
Salsa 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Sliced black olives 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
Shredded cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs) , divided ((3/4 cup for filling and 1/4 cup for topping))
For garnish
Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. In the bottom of lightly greased 2-quart round casserole dish, place one tortilla, and set aside.


3. In a bowl, put together chicken, salsa, olives, cumin and 3/4 cup cheese and mix well.

4. Spread 1/3 of chicken mixture over tortilla in baking dish.

5. Place a tortilla over the chicken mixture and repeat layering, ending with the last tortilla.

6. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the tortilla and cover the dish with foil.


7. Bake in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly, uncover for the last 5 minutes of cooking.

8. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.


9. Cut into wedges and serve with sour cream.


You can add black beans, jalapenos,beef, turkey or pepper jack cheese instead of cheddar cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 944Calories from Fat 484

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.6%

Saturated Fat 27 g135%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1818 mg75.75%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 61 g122%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet