Dorito Chicken Casserole

This creamy Dorito Chicken Casserole is a recipe that your entire family will love. Made with a casserole dish full of Dorito chips and topped with a creamy chicken mixture. This one will be a winning dinner!

Dorito Chicken Casserole topped with melted cheese

Dorito Chicken Casserole

This Dorito Chicken Casserole is a family favorite! My kids loved it and my husband asked when it would be on the menu again. I guess it’s no surprise since they LOVE  my cheesy ham and potato casserole. I guess cheesy casseroles are a favorite in my home. For this recipe, you want to start by cooking your chicken breast. This recipe is perfect for a rotisserie chicken. Once that is done you just mix everything up and top it with cheese before you bake. It’s pretty simple.

Let’s get this Dorito Chicken Casserole served:

This recipe is so simple to make!

  1. You want to start by cooking your chicken or use precooked and shredded chicken. If you are starting with raw chicken I wrapped mine in foil and baked. This way I could take it out and have a clean casserole dish to use for the rest of the recipe. Once your chicken is cooked shred it and set it aside. You could also use pre-cooked rotisserie chicken, or make up a big batch of Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken to save some time.
  2. Time to start building the casserole. Crush Dorito chips and place them on the bottom of your casserole dish and set aside. I reserved ¼ cup for garnish to make it look pretty, but that’s just up to you. Mix together cooked shredded chicken, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, cheddar soup, Rotel, corn, and 1 cup of shredded cheese. Pour this over your chips in your casserole dish.
  3. All you need to do now is top with the remaining cheese and bake. An easy recipe that you and your family will love.

Forkful of Dorito Chicken Casserole

Serving Suggestions

My Dorito Chicken Casserole is super creamy and cheesy. While we love this casserole just on it’s own, there are a few ways we like to mix things up.

  • Serve it over white or brown rice.
  • Mix in some cooked pasta, like rotini, before baking.
  • Baked potatoes topped with cheesy Dorito Casserole are amazing!
  • Change up the flavor by using hot or mild Rotel, or different flavors of Doritos chips. Cool Ranch chicken casserole anyone??
  • If you’re not into cheese soup, double the amount of cream of chicken.

What to do with leftovers

Leftover chicken casserole should be stored in the refrigerator, tightly covered, for 3-4 days.

To freeze, place the leftover casserole in a freezer bag and press out as much air as possible. Freeze for up to 6 months. To thaw, place in the fridge overnight. Reheat in the oven, uncovered, at the same temperature.

Serving spoon with a scoop of Dorito Chicken Casserole for plating

If you loved this recipe try some more of my favorite casseroles!

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Serving spoon with a scoop of Dorito Chicken Casserole for plating

Dorito Chicken Casserole

This creamy Dorito Chicken Casserole is a recipe that your entire family will love. Made with a casserole dish full of Dorito chips and topped with a creamy chicken mixture. This one will be a winning dinner!
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 10-ounce bag Dorito chips
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 10-ounce can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can cheddar cheese soup (Campbell's - great for cooking)
  • 1 10-ounce can rotel
  • 1 14-ounce can corn drained
  • 2 cups shredded taco blend cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place foil in a 9x11-inch casserole dish and place chicken inside foil. Cook for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and tender. Transfer chicken to a cutting board and shred, then set aside. Discard foil.
  • Lower oven temperature to 350 degrees. 
  • Crush chips and place them on the bottom of your casserole dish and set aside. (I reserved ¼ cup for garnish)
  • Mix together cooked shredded chicken, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, cheddar soup, Rotel, corn, and 1 cup of shredded cheese. Pour this over your chips in your casserole dish.
  • Top with remaining cheese and bake for 25-30 minutes. 
  • Optional: Top with reserved chips for garnish and enjoy.

Jennie

Jenine blogs at thediaryofarealhousewife.com where she strives to create simple recipes that anyone can make and everyone in the family can enjoy. As a mom of three she knows first hand how busy day to day life can be and how precious family time is. She hopes her easy recipes can help you spend less time in the kitchen and more time around the table enjoying food, family, and making fun memories.

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  1. Very good! I didn’t find the Doritos to be soggy at all. The Doritos were soggy for the leftovers but I expected that.

  2. Doritos were Much too soggy. Should have known, after all that cooking. Should’ve just baked the filling and then dumped the crunchy uncooked Doritos on top. Shame on me, I’m 70 and no novice cook, I should’ve known this. This recipe has no crunch, so it’s a C- altho it could have easily been an A- without liquidizing the Doritos. Disappointed in the results. ?

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