King Ranch Chicken (No Canned Soup)

Best King Ranch Chicken Casserole

5 from 4 reviews

Corn tortillas, chicken, onions, peppers, tomatoes and cheddar jack cheese are combined in a creamy chicken sauce, covered with cheese and baked to golden perfection.  This quick and tasty recipe is ready in about 30 minutes and made in one easy ovenproof skillet.




  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat.  Add bell peppers, onions and jalapenos.  Cook for 4-5 minutes; or until the vegetables are soft.  Reduce heat to low. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute stirring continuously.  Remove vegetables to plate, cover to keep warm.
  3. Melt butter in pan over medium low heat.  Sprinkle in flour. Whisk to combine cooking for 1-2 minutes; whisking continuously.   Whisk in chicken broth, cumin, chili powder and cayenne.  Reduce to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened; approximately 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in corn tortillas, cooked chicken and drained tomatoes with green chilies.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese.  Bake for 20 minutes; or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve promptly.

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