Cheesy Mexican Chicken

Try this Cheesy Mexican Chicken recipe, or contribute your own. "Turke" and "Casseroles" are two tags used to describe Cheesy Mexican Chicken.

(4.4, 45) 91% would make again
Yield: 6

Cuisine: Mexican   Main Ingredient: Chicken


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The recipe was on point. The entire family loved it. I seared the breast beforehand and added chopped onions & bell peppers as well as low sodium taco seasoning. I waited to add the tortillas chips and 1/2 cup of cheese at the end and baked for about 5 min. The chips turned out nice & crisp. When I served the dish I added salsa and door cream for those that wanted it AND had veggies on the side. The kids were full for the rest off the night. Next time I'll shred the breast after searing so the kids will have a easier time digging in :-)
stevestubbs , 4y ago

Wonderfully simple! A possible new favourite! The chicken soaked in all the cheesiness and spices with the Doritos giving it a crispy topping. Definitely worth a try..
3lliott92 , 4y ago

Used progresso chicken enchilada soup instead of cream of chicken (because its gluten free) and didn't top with extra cheese or tortilla chips. Ate over rice and Topped with siracha hot sauce. Also used low sodium taco seasoning and half the packet. Good recipe!!!
hdouville , 4y ago

Delicious and easy definitely a new favorite!
katesy_in_the_kitchen , 4y ago

love it
just2b , 4y ago

Good but too salty the way I prepared it. I will try again and modify the spices just a bit and probably go without the corn chips
nahoom1 , 4y ago

Made this tonight and it is soo yummy!! I added 3 tablespoons sour cream, chopped onion and black olives, omitted the chips and served it over brown rice!! We will def be having this again!!
mrswitherup , 4y ago

Absolutely love it!
sethstory , 4y ago

Made this a few times, with dorritos and with regular chips. Both really good. I used velveeta also.
jhamm77 , 4y ago

Super easy and super good! I used 3 large breasts instead,of 6, and Doritoes instead of corn chips, It was very good but I think the Doritoes made it very salty. I may even try pulling the chicken apart and putting it in a tortilla. YUM!
bowerstnt , 4y ago

So easy and so good! I leave the tortilla chips off the top because they get soft but other than that it's great.
nicoleridgway , 5y ago

Different, delicious, fast, and easy!
jenessagirl , 5y ago

I really liked this dish because it's simple and quick to make and it reheats really well. I boiled the chicken and shredded them so that the dish was more of a sauce over rice. I also added 1/2-3/4 cup of sour cream and it helped create a creamier sauce. I also substituted the cream of chicken soup for cheese soup and another time cream of celery and both worked as well.
kassirae , 5y ago

I loved this recipe. Very good. The only thing I changed was the covered cooking time. Instead of 30 minutes I cooked it for 40 and then the 10 uncovered. Will make again only next time wait to add chips and will add them with the last bit of cheese.
bigmamachef2 , 5y ago

This is one of those dishes that you know has the right stuff, but needs to slightly reworked. Sodium is a huge overpowering issue. I made the following changes the 2nd time I made this dish. I used Cambells healthy request soup to cut sodium and I did not add salt as I normally would when browning the chicken. One package of taco seasoning add's too much sodium and overpowers the dish flavor wise, use half a package. I also added 2 1/2 tablespoon diced mild green chili's, 1 teaspoon garlic Tobasco sauce and 1 1/2 teaspoon minced chipotle chili's in adobe sauce. If your serving over rice, be carefull about using a prepacked rice like Spanish rice. Only add 1/2 of the seasoning mix, otherwise flavors clash. You want another layer of flavor, not a mishmash of confussion. I did not bake mine the second time around, I used a high sided skillet, the same pan I browned the chicken in. Light simmer for 30 minutes covered, added the tortilla chips and remaining cheese recovered to melt cheese. Ready to serve.
jims86lxihb , 5y ago

So EZ So GOOD!!!!!!
curtiame , 5y ago

the only thing i missed was to cook the chicken before hand!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i should have figured it out, but in a hurry and didn't think. back in the oven to cook the chicken through. sure hope the cheese and chips don't burn!!!!!
corieh2008 , 6y ago

My Husband loved it. I think though next time I will cut up the chicken breast and add the chips towards the end. Very quick meal to make.
achilles7 , 6y ago

ds247a , 6y ago

It was quick and easy. I agree with the previous post that it was better with the chips toward the end. Even put chips on the individual plates so easier to reheat. I also used black olives and salsa. My husband loved it!!
inlove_kisses , 6y ago

Completely easy, fast and tasty. What more could you want? We didn't add the chips until plating but I don't think that was a major alteration. My 7 year old loved it.
scturner97 , 7y ago

Try it, you will like it.
cyrano , 7y ago

Wicked, used sour cream Doritos. Served over savoury rice with vegetable salsa. Sliced each of the chicken breasts into three thick slices to better fill the baking dish.
jamieo , 10y ago

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