Lydia's Chicken Chalupa

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Lydia60

This recipe always gets lots of compliments and has become one of our favorites.

Top Review by mailbelle

This was just ok for us. I added a can of Rotel tomatoes to the sour cream sauce, but it was still a little bland. Made for the Family Tree Name Game in honor of my daughter Lydia.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. First, place tortillas in a deep dish and pour one can of chicken stock over so that they can soak while you prepare the remainder of the dish.
  2. (use cold stock or tortillas will get mushy) Melt butter in saucepan, stir in flour and then add one can chicken stock and pour off remaining stock from tortillas into this saucepan.
  3. Cook until slightly thickened over med-high heat and then add jalapenos.
  4. Turn heat off then stir in sour cream- mix thoroughly.
  5. Layer ingredients in a 9 x 13 casserole as follows: four (4) tortillas to completely cover bottom (I tear them in half to cover),1/3 of the chicken, 1/3 of the sauce 1/3 of the onions and then 1/3 of the cheese; repeat until all layers are used ending with cheese on top.
  6. Sprinkle with paprika Cover tightly and place in refrigerator overnight (it will work if left refrigerated for 8 hours).
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour (remove cover half-way through baking).
  8. Probably best to let stand for 15- 20 minutes before cutting into serving pieces.

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