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Crock Pot King Ranch Chicken

This King Ranch Chicken casserole made in the crock pot is an easy weeknight recipe that everyone will love. Just a few minutes of prep in the morning and your dinner is ready in the evening.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: crock pot king ranch chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 330kcal
Author: Melissa Williams | Persnickety Plates


  • 4 cups cooked chicken chopped
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper chopped
  • 2 10 3/4 oz Cream of Onion soup
  • 1 10 oz Ro-Tel tomatoes & chiles
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 12 6" corn tortillas sliced into 1" pieces
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the chopped chicken, onion, green pepper, soups, Ro-Tel, chili powder, garlic, and cheese.
  • Slice the corn tortillas into approximately 1" pieces with a pizza cutter (or just tear them).
  • Lightly spray your slow cooker with non-stick spray, or use a liner.
  • Layer one third of the tortilla pieces into the bottom of the slow cooker. Top with one third of the chicken mixture. Repeat layers twice. Top with additional cheese, if desired.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 3.5 hours.
  • After 3.5 hours, remove the lid and cook an additional 30 minutes for oven baked flavor and texture.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 315mg | Potassium: 344mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 291mg | Iron: 2mg
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