Tortilla Chip Casserole Recipe -
Tortilla Chip Casserole Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Tortilla Chip Casserole

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"My mother would make this for me as a child, and now I make it for my family. My husband loves it, and it's very easy to make. It's cheesy, and the chile peppers give it a little kick."

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    35 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the soups, tomatoes and green chile peppers and milk. Mix well until smooth. Layer a 9x13 inch baking dish with the tortilla chips, then the chicken, and then pour the soup mixture over.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, top with the cheese and bake for 10 more minutes, or until cheese is bubbly.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 03, 2008

This recipe was great! As another Texan reviewer mentioned, it is almost identical to King Ranch casserole, if you make it with plain corn tortilla chips, which is what I had on hand. I also made a few other modifications; Added about 1.5 cups of coursely chopped white onion (wish I hadnt, red or green would have been better). I poached the chicken in a T of olive oil, 4 small cloves of garlic, salt, pepper and mesquite seasoning, adding about half a can of tomatoes with green chile and juice. The flavor from that was good. I followed another reviewer's suggestion of slicing the processed cheese and I think I won't do that again - shredding would have gotten a more even consistency. I added a layer of finely crushed ships over that and topped it with shredded mixed cheese (monterrey jack and colby) - this made a great topping. Topped it with black pepper and parsley. My boyfriend had 3 servings - he loved it!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 23, 2003

This was okay. I didn't care for all the soup. Maybe a big jar of salsa instead for a change of pace.

Apr 23, 2003

I used salsa instead of the can of tomatoes and chili's, I also substituted lime tortilla chips. It tasted exactially like "Applebee's" tequilla lime chicken.

Aug 24, 2004

I thought this was really good as well.. I have similiar recipes to this using beef. Taste like a beef mexican casserole..

Apr 23, 2003

Instead of shredding the cheese food, you should slice it

Jul 30, 2008

Made this for dinner tonight. Perfect for the crumbs at the bottom of our chip bags. Use blue and white corn tortilla chips. Drained the can of rotel so it wasn't as runny as others said. Great quick meal, just wish I hadn't eaten so much of it.

Jan 27, 2005

I did not like it as much as my family did, I prefer my chips crunchy. Could use the topping as a dip.

Apr 23, 2003

I made this for my husband and son. They loved it. I make a mexican chicken that is very similar to this which they love as well. I'll definitely be making this recipe again and again.


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  • Calories
  • 725 kcal
  • 36%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64.9 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 35.1 g
  • 54%
  • Fiber
  • 4.3 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 36.5 g
  • 73%
  • Sodium
  • 1826 mg
  • 73%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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