I read the reviews with much anticipation. But now that I've made it, I don't know what all the fuss is about. I followed the recipe....even added a pulverized jalapeno pepper....but found this bland.<br/><br/>Sorry to say, i won't make this again.
loved it. I didn't have rotel, so used salsa. Was low on shredded cheese, so melted a small block of velveeta in with the soups and saved what grated cheese I had to sprinkle on top. Great family dish!
My husband loved this. He always eats whatever I cook, and thanks me for cooking it. He doesn't always tell me it was wonderful. He told me that at least 3 times tonight when I served this!
The only thing I did differently was to divide the chicken mixture and the cheese mixture into two layers, rather than three. I lined the pan with torn tortilla pieces, layered half the chicken mixture, then half the cheese. I then added another layer of torn tortilla pieces, followed by the other half the chicken mixture, then another layer of torn tortillas, topped with the remaining cheese.
Delicious. I subbed sour cream for the Cream of Mushroom soup and had no chicken broth so just sloshed in some wine. I will be making this again, thank you.
This was really good and the best part is the ingredients are items you generally have on hand. We like spice food, so next time I will probably kick it up a notch. I did use flour tortillas rather than corn because I always have them in the fridge. Thanks for sharing!
This recipe has been in our family for about 25 years and we have always called it Chicken Viva. We've changed it up over the years from the original recipe. Original called for velvetta, we now use cheddar. Original called for a 7 oz can green chili salsa, but they stopped making that so now I use a cup of Pace Picante hot sauce. I also add in chopped up jalapenos and minced garlic, along with chili powder, cumin and ground pepper. It's still one of my family's favorite casseroles after all these years. We love it!
I love this casserole. It's perfect comfort food. I cooked 2 chicken breasts on the the stove top and seasoned it with chicken seasoning, cumin and garlic powder. I used Cheese Soup instead of Mushroom soup. Other than that, I made it as is!
This was a incredibly good recipe my family loved it. The ingredients are items I always have on hand a big plus for me. For the chicken I cut my chicken to bite size pieces and used a Cajun spice mix for a bit more spice. When making my Cajun spice mix I usually double the cayenne pepper. Thanks this is a keeper
I made this recipe for our church potluck.used veggie chicken stripes cut in small pieces.A lady told me it taste like the real thing.she ask me the recipe.it was really good.Thanks for sharing.
Very good! Didn't change a thing with the recipe. Leftovers were great! We wil make this again.