Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole Recipe

Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole


1/2 cup vegetable oil
10 flour or corn tortillas (6 to 8 inches in diameter), cut into 1/2-inch strips
2 cups shredded cooked chicken or turkey
1 1/3 cups salsa verde or green sauce
2 cups shredded Chihuahua or mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)

Chicken Chillaquiles


  • Heat oil in 10-inch skillet until hot. Cook tortilla strips in oil 30 to 60 seconds or until light golden brown; drain.
  • Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 2-quart casserole.
  • Layer half of the tortilla strips in casserole; top with chicken, half of the salsa verde (about 2/3 cup) and 1 cup of the cheese. Press layers gently down into casserole. Repeat with remaining tortilla strips, sauce and cheese.
  • Bake about 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.

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