Grandma’s Favorite Mexican Chicken Casserole Recipe

This casserole is chock full of chicken, cheese, green chilies, salsa and tortillas. Mmm! No
wonder this is grandma's favorite! And this one is so quick and easy!

Serves: 28

Cooking Time: 1 hr


• 12 cups chicken, cooked and diced
• 12 cups Monterey Jack, shredded
• 6 cups chopped green chilies, canned
• 1 quart sour cream
• 4 cans cream of chicken soup
• 3 cups salsa
• 48 corn tortillas
• 7 cups grated cheese


1. In a large bowl, mix chicken, jack cheese, chilles, sour cream, soup, and salsa.
2. In a 5 quart round container layer the tortillas with the mixture. Use 1 tortilla, then 1 generous
cup of mixture, then tortilla; and press down. Repeat till the mixture is gone, ending with
3. Divide the cheddar into 7 portions, put into baggies, and place one on top of each casserole.
4. At serving time, pop the casserole out of the container, place in an oven-proof casserole dish,
top with the grated cheddar, and bake at 375 for 45-60 minutes, till hot and bubbly throughout.
Or, you may place in a slow cooker.

This recipe makes enough for 7 casseroles.

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