52 Reviews

Made this for my weekly contribution to the office lunch. Everyone loved it. Was spicey but not too. Served Fritos with it. Thanks for a great recipe!

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riffraff May 29, 2002

This recipe was great! It was easy and my 5 year old had a great time helping me tear up the tortillas. I used a HOT Rotel and it was really really spicy... but we love spicy food. My husband LOVED the casserole and wants me to make it for a work pot luck next week. I only used 1 tbs of chili powder and still thought it was too much. Next time I will use less. Otherwise, great recipe!! Thanks for sharing!

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Chef SLP July 19, 2010

I really enjoyed this recipe and I do not normally make casseroles. I omitted the celery. I also added the cumin like someone suggested. My husband decided to add more kick to it and added ground cayenne red pepper along with the chili powder. It was really good! I used the corn tortillas this time and they were really good but my husband wants to try it with the flour tortillas so next time I will use the flour ones. Thanks for a great, new recipe for my rotation!

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Chef 495452 July 14, 2010

I've always wanted to try a King Ranch Chicken recipe, just because it seems like I hear it mentioned so often. I came across this one on accident, but I loved that it had such a short cook-time. I did make a few changes, as always. :) I used my peppers in another recipe and forgot to buy more, so I subbed frozen corn in their place. I will most definitely stick to that substitution. Dh isn't crazy about peppers anyway, and I just loved the sweetness and crunch of the corn with the spiciness of the dish. I also used garlic powder instead of minced garlic. Two tablespoons of chili powder is just too much. I knew that when I read it, and I didn't go with my gut. I'll probably cut it in half next time. It wasn't overpowering, but it was just too spicy for my tastes. I'm glad the kids didn't eat any for that reason. I had no clue what size tortillas to use, so I used the smaller ones. I put eight on each layer instead of six. It gave more of a separation between the layers, so I'll keep that in the future also. Overall, this was actually really good. I love that I can cram the veggies in there, and it makes for a perfect easy one-dish meal!

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Luv2Cook/Hate2Clean:) April 13, 2010

Great!! I used a rotisserie chicken from Costco (cheap & very good). The only substitution was the chili powder. I used Lawry's taco seasoning. My father-in-law cannot eat spicy foods. It was fantastic. I don't know about freezing -- no leftovers! I will be making this frequently and forwarded the recipe to many friends already. This is easy + delicious!!!

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ldybugg6 February 06, 2010

Aside from all the chopping (which is a great excuse to get a food processor) this dish offers a lot of bang for the buck. It's just my boyfriend and I so usually when I make a 9x13 pan, we give some away to family and friends, he just told me not to bother. Guess that's a keeper!

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princess_kimberlini January 31, 2010

I've made this several times and it is awesome!!The only thing I add is a healthy dose of cumin. My hub loves this and it is better, as spaghetti, the next day.

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pixldc December 04, 2009

Made this for a quick dinner. For my small family, I put it in 2 dishes. I cooked one and put the other one in the freezer for later. Good flavors, used extra chili powder and cumin powder.

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CaliCook November 21, 2009

Very good, we all enjoyed this! This has good flavor and texture, would be very good topped with chopped green onions or black olives or served with sour cream, etc. I did add more chicken broth, to loosen it up a bit, I put in about 1/3 cup. This is a definate keeper and will be making it again! Thanks!

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Chipfo October 19, 2009

Easy and good. I put this together in the morning and refrigerated it unti dinner time. Put it in to bake (about 45 min.)while we went for our walk and came home to a yummy dinner. Thanks Chella!

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Shelby258 February 25, 2009
King Ranch Casserole