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Cheddar Chicken Casserole

Cheddar Chicken Casserole
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Cheddar Chicken Casserole may sound weird but it works so well. The soft delicate chicken and gooey cheese with a thick tasty sauce makes this an excellent main dish. Adding a jalapeno chili gives a lovely little heat without being too much.

Cheddar Chicken Casserole

Cheddar Chicken Casserole

Never thought I would ever use cheddar cheese soup but in this dish it works so well.
4.95 from 54 votes
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Casserole, Cheese, Chicken, Chillies, Dairy, Soup
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 1181kcal



  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 13x9x2-inch baking dish with vegetable cooking spray; set aside.
  • Poach chicken in water to cover in a deep saucepan; cook until chicken is no longer pink, drain, cool and dice.
  • Combine chicken in prepared baking dish with tomatoes, cream of mushroom soup, cheddar cheese soup, jalapeno, and onion.
  • Layer tortilla chips on top and sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.


A casserole that includes chicken and cheese. It may sound weird but damn it works really well.


Sodium: 1937mg | Sugar: 7g | Fiber: 13g | Potassium: 923mg | Cholesterol: 128mg | Calories: 1181kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Fat: 72g | Protein: 41g | Carbohydrates: 97g