Original King Ranch Chicken

90 mins (prep 30, cooking 60)
14 ingredients
6 servings
I've been making this for years - it's a family favorite and is classified as Tex-Mex. There are many variations of the original recipe - I've also tried to include some of those variations or options in my recipe. Although, I, personally, believe the original is the best.

Categories:  holiday , chicken , weeknight , north-american , poultry , main-dish , american , casseroles , meat , <-4-hours , low-carb , low-in... , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (159.88 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 447.57 Calories from Fat 193.32
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21.48g 198.31%
Saturated Fat 5.14g 154.24%
Trans Fat 0.23g %
Cholesterol 28.69mg 57.38%
Sodium 781.22mg 195.3%
Total Carbohydrate 48.81g 97.62%
Dietary Fiber 2.33 g 56.01%
Sugars 2.0 g %
Protein 16.03g 192.33%
Vitamin A 86.36IU% Vitamin C 17.31mg%
Calcium 67.15mg% Iron 3.51mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, diced tomatoes, whole chicken