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Fiesta Chicken Recipe

Fiesta Chicken Recipe

"Chili powder and picante sauce add just the right dash of zip to this hearty main dish," notes Teresa Peterson of Kasson, Minnesota. "It's a snap to assemble since it uses convenience foods."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 2 small tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup picante sauce
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 12 corn tortillas (6 inches), cut into 1-inch strips
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Colby cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the soups, tomatoes, picante sauce, green pepper, onion and chili powder. In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer half of the tortilla strips, chicken, soup mixture and cheese. Repeat layers.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 350° for 40-50 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 324 calories, 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 802 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.