Joanna Gaines King Ranch Chicken Recipe


The Joanna Gaines King Ranch Chicken recipe is a delicious and comforting Tex-Mex casserole that is perfect for family dinners or potlucks. This dish is packed with layers of flavor from the creamy sauce, tender chicken, and cheesy goodness. It's a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone coming back for seconds!

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes


  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large skillet, sauté the onion, bell pepper, and garlic until they are softened.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes with green chilies, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and black pepper to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
  4. Bring the mixture to a simmer and let it cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the shredded chicken.
  6. Spread a thin layer of the chicken mixture on the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  7. Layer 6 corn tortillas on top of the chicken mixture, overlapping them slightly.
  8. Spoon half of the remaining chicken mixture over the tortillas.
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