Chicken n' Chile Casserole

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Recipe: #27949

September 03, 2017

Categories: Chicken Casseroles

"Recipe source: Green Chile Bible cookbook"

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (421.3 g)
  • Calories 550.8
  • Total Fat - 18.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7 g
  • Cholesterol - 145.4 mg
  • Sodium - 1289.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 75.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 10.6 g
  • Sugars - 16.2 g
  • Protein - 22 g
  • Calcium - 301.8 mg
  • Iron - 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

In a bowl mix together the first 6 ingredients (-chicken, cooked).

Step 3

Lightly fry the tortillas in oil and drain.

Step 4

Line a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with half of the tortillas, add half of chicken mixture, half of the onions and half of the cheese.

Step 5

Repeat layers, ending with cheese.

Step 6

Bake for 30 minutes.

Step 7

***variations: add 1 cup of sour cream to the soup mixture.

Step 8

***variation: onion cream of mushroom sop and the cheese and stir in 1 jar (8 oz) processed cheese spread into the soup mixture.

Step 9

***variation: omit the corn tortillas and layer the chicken and sauce with 1 package (9 oz) corn chips or tortilla chips

Step 10

***variation: omit the chicken from the soup mixture. Omit the onions and cheese from the recipe. Add 1/2 cup sherry to the sauce and pour over the baking chicken pieces, bake, uncovered 20 minutes longer.


No special items needed.

3 Reviews


This dish was quick and easy to make, and so tasty, too. I used the tortilla chip option, which I coarsely crushed with my hands as I put them in the baking dish. Also, I used 4-cheese blend Mexican cheese. This dish will be great for those nights when I need to get dinner on the table in a hurry. Thank you for sharing! **Made for Susie's World Tour 2019 - Fusion Cuisine**


review by:
(7 Aug 2019)


This is a great dish. Would work for potlucks and buffets. I used the tortilla chip option. Great way to use leftover cooked chicken.


review by:
(1 Aug 2019)


I loved everything about this dish. The instructions didn't state how long to fry the tortillas, so I cooked them 3 at a time until they were lightly browned (about 2 minutes), and that seemed to work OK for me. But this was so tasty, so easy to prepare, and so well received by my family. It's the kind of "comfort food" my mom made when we were little kids (minus the green chiles though), so I was fairly certain it would be a hit in my home. And I was right! Thank you, ellie. We loved it!


review by:
(30 Jul 2019)

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