King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip

KING RANCH CHICKEN ROTEL DIP is a fun twist on a classic family favorite casserole. The flavors of chicken, rotel, cheese, and tortillas lend themselves easily to a delicious dip. This King Ranch Chicken Dip is just perfect for the Super Bowl!

King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip in a blue casserole dish

King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip

King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip is the perfect mix of some of my favorite flavors. This hot and cheesy dip is perfect for any game day appetizer!

I don’t know about you guys, but King Ranch Chicken Casserole has always been one of my favorite casserole indulgences. All that CHEESE, chicken, spice, and tortillas. It’s such great comfort food, and it’s SO easy to throw together. I love the flavors so much, I even made a King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese!

So when thinking about Super Bowl appetizers (because there are never enough of them!), I wanted to make something new and fun. I instantly thought that King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip would be the perfect thing! Turns out that those comforting casserole flavors lend themselves just as easily to an awesome dip, and it’s just as easy to make. What’s not to love?

This King Ranch Chicken Dip is sooo cheesy and so delicious. I can never have enough hot dip recipes to serve on Super Bowl Sunday, or any other party for that matter. Add this to the list and get to dipping!

Make this amazing King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip for the next game day get together, or for any party that needs the perfect dip!

 

KING RANCH CHICKEN DIP is a fun twist on a classic family favorite casserole. The flavors including chicken, rotel, cheese, and tortillas lend themselves easily to a delicious dip, just perfect for the Super Bowl!

Dipping tortilla chips into King Ranch Chicken Dip

King Ranch Chicken Dip Ingredients

It’s no secret that my favorite way to spice up SO many of my favorite party foods is with Old El Paso! I used their Taco Seasoning, Flour Tortillas, and Green Chiles (my FAVE) for this recipe and they were the perfect (easy) addition. I’m addicted and I don’t care who knows it!

This King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip has so many amazing flavors, and it’s all thanks to the best ingredients. Here’s what’s in the dip:

  • Shredded Chicken
  • Cream Cheese
  • Rotel Tomatoes
  • Sour Cream
  • Green Chiles
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Onion
  • Green Pepper
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Cilantro
  • Tortillas

Yup, this dip is LOADED with ingredients and they all blend perfectly into the most delicious dip recipe. Serve it with tortilla chips and it will be gone in a flash!

KING RANCH CHICKEN DIP is a fun twist on a classic family favorite casserole. The flavors including chicken, rotel, cheese, and tortillas lend themselves easily to a delicious dip, just perfect for the Super Bowl!

Hot dip recipe in a casserole dish, filled with cheese, chicken, green chiles, rotel, and more

How to Make King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip

Another easy dip recipe that you can make any time. This King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip is the perfect blend of cheese, Rotel tomatoes, chicken, and so much more. Follow the simple recipe and you’re in business!

  1. Cut tortillas into 1 inch squares
  2. Mix together all ingredients, except for tortillas and a 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese
  3. Cover the bottom of a casserole dish with tortillas squares (use about 1/3 of them)
  4. Fill in with 1/2 of the dip mixture, set another layer of tortillas (another 1/3), fill in with the rest of the dip mixture, then top with a final layer of tortillas
  5. Sprinkle the rest of the shredded cheese (1/2 cup) on top
  6. Bake uncovered at 350°F for 25-30 minutes

This easy and tasty dip recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Serve with chips and enjoy.

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Easy dip recipe for game day; cheese, chicken, green chiles, rotel tomatoes, cream cheese, and more

I have a lot of favorite dips, but this King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip is right up there with all the winners. It’s such a fun and new twist on one of my very favorite meals, and I hope you love it as much as we do! It’s our new favorite way to tailgate, especially for the Super Bowl!

(Who are you guys cheering for? With my Chiefs out I’m pretty much just cheering against the Patriots…mostly because Pat likes them. I can’t have him walking around the house happy now can I?)

See the recipe card below for details on how to make King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip. Enjoy!

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King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken dip, king ranch chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 444 kcal
Author: Becky Hardin | The Cookie Rookie

KING RANCH CHICKEN ROTEL DIP is a fun twist on a classic family favorite casserole. The flavors of chicken, rotel, cheese, and tortillas lend themselves easily to a delicious dip. This King Ranch Chicken Dip is just perfect for the Super Bowl!

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb cooked/shredded chicken I used rotisserie chicken
  • 16 ounces low fat cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 10 ounce can Rotel tomatoes
  • 1 4.5 ounce can Old El Paso green chiles
  • 1 cup low fat sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 ounce Taco Seasoning Click for Homemade Recipe!
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 6 Old El Paso flour tortillas cut into 1 inch squares

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. In a large bowl, stir together all of the ingredients except for ½ cup cheese and the tortillas.
  3. Spray a casserole dish with nonstick spray. Start by placing a handful of the tortilla squares into the bottom of the casserole dish (1/3 of the tortillas). Top with 1/2 of the chicken mixture, and then top with another 1/3 of the tortillas. Repeat one more time, ending with the rest of the tortillas.
  4. Sprinkle the entire dish with the remaining ½ cup shredded cheese.
  5. Bake uncovered for 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is fully melted and bubbly.
  6. Serve with your favorite chips.
  7. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
King Ranch Chicken Rotel Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 444 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 105mg 35%
Sodium 690mg 29%
Potassium 478mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 16.8%
Vitamin C 22.2%
Calcium 32.6%
Iron 11.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Kathy P
Can't wait to serve this at my celebration this weekend, Becky. Thanks!
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