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King Ranch Chicken (King Ranch- Kingsville, Texas)

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“This is not the original recipe in that it has more modern ingredients (i.e. canned condensed soup as opposed to the scratch recipes) but the flavor is a bullseye to the original dish served in Kingsville, Texas. My thanks to Juanita for sharing.”
1hr 15mins
1 pan

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; place in a baking dish.
  2. Bake at 325 for 20 minutes; cool. Corsely chop chicken; set aside.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add bell pepper and onion, and cook, stirring constantly until crisp-tender. Remove from heat, and stir in chicken, tomatoes, and soups.
  4. Place 1/3 of the tortillas in the bottom of a greased 13x9x2 baking dish; top with 1/3 of the chicken mixture, sprinkle 2/3 cup of cheddar cheese. Repeat layers, reerving the last 2/3 cup of cheese.
  5. Bake at 325 for 35 minutes; sprinkle remaining cheese on top and bake for additional 5 minutes.
  6. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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