Southwest Chicken

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by akanails76

My husbands' recipe--he picked this up while living in New Mexico years ago. We have tried it numerous ways, swapping the tortillas for different flavors of Doritos. I serve this with beans and a salad.

Top Review by deborah03

I made this for PAC 2012. For the chicken, I used some already cooked mesquite flavored chicken breasts that I had in the freezer that I bought from Sam's Club and for the tortillas, I used corn tortillas. I followed the rest of the recipe as is. I liked this a lot because I am so in to casseroles and 1 pot/pan meals. I live in Texas and love food that is spicy. This is a definite keeper! Next time, I think I will also add some diced tomatoes and green chiles. Thank you, akanails!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken into bite sized chunks, sauté onion spice and chicken for 5 minutes.
  2. Add corn and soup and heat through till smooth and bubbly, remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Line a 9x13 pan with tortillas, usually takes two.
  4. Cover with one cup of sauce and sprinkle with 1/4 of cheese.
  5. Repeat this step to make three layers.
  6. Top the last layer of tortillas with remaining cheese.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 10-15 minutes, letting cheese melt.
  8. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  9. Garnish with black olives and sour cream.

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