Dorito Chicken Casserole

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Plate of forito casserole with a green and white check napkin.

Dorito Chicken Casserole will be sure to become an instant classic in your house. It is fun and the flavor can not be beat, plus it is so quick and easy.

Plate of forito casserole with a green and white check napkin.

This Dorito Chicken Casserole is so tempting due to all its creamy components, plus add the chicken, beans and spices, and the fun flavor from the doritos, you family will be begging for more.

Who invented the Dorito chips? Find out here.

  • 30 Minute Meal: One of those great dump and go meals, that is so easy.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: The flavor is insane and kids will love that it was made with doritos.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Great for lunch or dinner again the next day.
Close up of chicken dorito casserole.

What You Need to Make Dorito Chicken Casserole

Ingredients

  • Nacho cheese Doritos chips
  • black beans 
  • corn 
  • green chilies
  • cream of chicken soup
  • Rotel original
  • Chicken
  • taco seasoning
  • sour cream
A bowl of doritos, corn, chicken and seasonings.

Equipment

How to Make Dorito Chicken Casserole – Step by Step

Pan filled with the ingredients to make the casserole.
  • Preheat: First, Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Crush: Second, crush chips in bag to make small pieces and next, spray the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan. And then cover the pan with half of the crushed chips.
  • Mix: Next, in a mixing bowl mix all the ingredients except for the chips.
  • Fill: After that, fill the pan with the chicken mixture.
  • Bake: Then bake in oven on 350 for 20 minutes.
  • Top: Finally, remove and cover the mixture with the remaining amount of chips and then bake in oven for 5 more minutes. 

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Common Questions About this Casserole

HOW DO I STORE DORITO CHICKEN CASSEROLE?

Store any leftovers in an airtight container.

SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT SEASONINGS?

Indeed, if you like a spicier casserole use, a Hot Rotel mixture or add your favorite hot sauce.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, this is a great one to make a double batch and freeze one for a make ahead casserole to serve later.

RECIPE BE FROZEN?

Again, this is great to freeze in a tightly wrapped or air tight container in your freezer for up to three months.

WHAT TYPE OF CHICKEN CAN I USE?

The chicken be a rotisserie chicken, leftover, chicken breast or thighs. Honestly, whatever you have will work great.

Top shot of the dorito chicken casserole with sour cream and cilantro.

Expert Tips for Making Dorito Chicken Casserole

  • Protein: Use a different protein, for example, beef, pork or even turkey.
  • Add More Doritos: Top off the casserole with even more doritos.
  • Different flavors: Alternatively, use different flavors of doritos.
  • Variation tip: Top with fresh herbs or Homemade Pico de Gallo.
  • Cheese: Feel free to add different cheeses to make it your own. Such as: Pepper Jack, Mexican Blend Cheese or even Velveeta.

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Plate of forito casserole with a green and white check napkin.

Dorito Chicken Casserole

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Servings: 9 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 14.5 oz nacho cheese Doritos chips
  • 1 can black beans drained
  • 1 can corn drained
  • 1 4 oz can green chilies
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can Rotel original
  • 3 cups chicken shredded
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Instructions

  • Crush chips in bag to make small pieces. Spray the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan. Cover the pan with half of the crushed chips
  • In a mixing bowl mix all the ingredients except for the chips.
  • Fill the pan with the chicken mixture
  • Bake in oven on 350 for 20 minutes
  • Remove and cover the mixture with the remaining amount of chips
  • Bake in oven for 5 more minutes

Expert Tips

  • Protein: Use a different protein, for example, beef, pork or even turkey.
  • Add More Doritos: Top off the casserole with even more doritos.
  • Different flavors: Alternatively, use different flavors of doritos.
  • Variation tip: Top with fresh herbs or Homemade Pico de Gallo.
  • Cheese: Feel free to add different cheeses to make it your own. Such as: Pepper Jack, Mexican Blend Cheese or even velveeta.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 520mg | Potassium: 443mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 2mg

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