Sizzling Chicken Pepe

"I haven't had a chance to try this recipe yet but it seems like it should be a simple, tasty dinner. Has ingredients that many people will already have on hand. You can never have too many chicken recipes! Prep time includes cooking the chicken first and then putting the casserole together. Recipe comes from the book "365 Easy Chicken Recipes.""
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Ready In:
1hr 45mins




  • Preheat over to 325 degrees.
  • Combine soups, milk, taco seasoning and green chilies in bowl.
  • Make 2 layers of following ingredients in 9x13 inch glass baking dish: chips, cubed chicken, soup mixture and cheese.
  • Bake for 1 hour.

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  1. I wasn't sure when reading this recipe how it would turn out. I thought a lot about tweaking it some, but I promised myself to stay true to the recipe for the first try. The only changes I made were to use lowfat cream of chicken soup and 1/2 pepper jack cheese. I used the tortilla chips option, but this would also be very good with the corn tortillas. To save time, I cooked and cubed the chicken, shredded the cheese, and mixed the wet ingredients together the night before. That only left layering and baking for after work. We definitely enjoyed the casserole; DH and I thought it could have been a little spicier and I will say to serve 6 the serving size would be very generous, but all in all it was very tasty and presented nicely. I'll be making this again, but will probably half the recipe for the two of us and will try some lowfat cheese. Made for Spring 2009 PAC.
  2. For even better flavor use one can chicken and one Golden Mushroom. It's the bomb.
  3. I agree with Denise. This would be a lot better with more heat. I made it with some jalapenos on top (not a lot) and next time will use more. I used 6 chicken breasts but 5 would have been plenty.
  4. one of the fam's favorites! Everyone tweaks to their own personal tastes, myself included. I used 1 can cr ckn, 1 can cr mushroom, 1 can ckn broth. Only 1/2 pkt of taco seasoning, because I season the chicken well before cooking. I add a tsp of chopped garlic and probably about as much cumin to the broth when cooking the chicken. All in all, we get two meals out of it if not more. I use 3 chicken breasts which is fine.
  5. I made this using the corn tortilla route. I hate canned 'cream of such-and-such,' so I made the substitution recipe on this site (recipe ID 278160). I also used pepperjack cheese and chicken marinated in salsa since other reviewers had remarked about the lack of heat. My husband that is normally not crazy about chicken recipes took a bite and said, "This is amazing! It tastes like a restaurant dish." Not sure if I'd go that far but I went back for seconds!


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