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king ranch chicken casserole topped with cheese

King Ranch Chicken Casserole

King Ranch Chicken Casserole is the perfect combination of creamy and cheesy. A great family dinner recipe!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 303kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 cup Bell Peppers any color, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Onion chopped
  • 10.75 ounces Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 10.75 ounces Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 14.5 ounces Diced Tomatoes and Chilies undrained (traditionally Rotel is what is used)
  • 2 cups Chicken Breast cooked, and chopped
  • 6 12-inch Flour Tortillas cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3 cups Cheddar Cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add peppers and onions and cook for 2-3 minutes or until they begin to soften.
  • Add Cream of Mushroom soup, Cream of Chicken soup, diced tomatoes & chilies, and chicken to the peppers and onions and mix together.
  • Spray 13 x 9 inch casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • Add 1/3 of tortilla strips to bottom of the dish, followed by 1/3 of the chicken and soup mixture, and 1 cup of cheese. Repeat this two more times, ending in cheese.
  • Bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes or until hot and bubbly.


Disclaimer: We are not nutritionists. These nutritional values were calculated using online databases. Please use this as a guide only.


Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 878mg | Potassium: 329mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 14.3mg | Calcium: 285mg | Iron: 1.9mg