Cheesy nacho chicken casserole
1 lb shredded chicken
1 can cream of chicken
1/2 C of sour cream
1/2 C ranch
1/2 C shredded cheese
1 can Rotel
1 can corn
1/2 packet taco seasoning
Crush Doritos on bottom of dish like a crust, layer chicken mixture on top, then top with more shredded cheese and crushed Doritos. Bake until warm and bubbly.
EDIT: So sorry, I forgot to list that I add a half a packet of taco seasoning to the chicken mixture.
What ingredients do I need to make a cheesy nacho chicken casserole? A1: Typically, you’ll need cooked chicken, nacho cheese sauce, tortilla chips, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, jalapeños, onions, and various seasonings. Some recipes might also include sour cream, black beans, or other vegetables.
Q2: Can I make this casserole ahead of time? A2: Yes, you can prepare most of the components ahead of time and assemble the casserole later. However, if the recipe involves chips, it’s best to add them just before baking to prevent sogginess.
Q3: Can I freeze a cheesy nacho chicken casserole? A3: Yes, you can freeze a cheesy nacho chicken casserole. Just make sure it’s tightly wrapped to prevent freezer burn. Thaw it in the fridge before reheating.
Q4: How do I reheat a cheesy nacho chicken casserole? A4: To reheat, cover the casserole with foil and bake in the oven at a low temperature to ensure even heating. Microwaving can make the chips soggy.
Q5: Can I make a vegetarian version of this casserole? A5: Yes, you can make a vegetarian version by omitting the chicken and adding more vegetables, beans, or tofu for protein.
Q6: What side dishes go well with cheesy nacho chicken casserole? A6: Common sides include guacamole, salsa, sour cream, Mexican rice, refried beans, or a simple green salad.
Q7: Can I make this casserole spicy? A7: Yes, you can adjust the spiciness by adding more jalapeños, hot sauce, or using spicy nacho cheese sauce.
Q8: How long does it take to bake the casserole? A8: Baking times can vary, but it typically takes around 20-30 minutes in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Q9: Can I use different types of cheese in this casserole? A9: Absolutely, feel free to experiment with different cheeses. Cheddar, Monterey Jack, or a Mexican cheese blend work well.