King Ranch Chicken

This slow-cooker version of the fan favorite King Ranch Chicken Casserole is sure to please the whole family.

King Ranch Chicken
Photo: Photo: Jennifer Davick
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
6 servings


  • 4 cups chopped cooked chicken

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 (10 3/4-oz.) can cream of chicken soup

  • 1 (10 3/4-oz.) can cream of mushroom soup

  • 1 (10-oz.) can diced tomatoes and green chiles

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 12 (6-inch) fajita-size corn tortillas

  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese


  1. Stir together first 8 ingredients. Tear tortillas into 1-inch pieces; layer one-third of tortilla pieces in a lightly greased 6-qt. slow cooker. Top with one-third of chicken mixture and 2/3 cup cheese. Repeat layers twice.

  2. Cover and cook on LOW 3 1/2 hours or until bubbly and edges are golden brown. Uncover and cook on LOW 30 minutes.

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