Irresistible Cheesy Chicken Casserole with Crunchy Doritos Topping

Satisfy your taste buds with a mouthwatering dish that combines the richness of cheesy goodness, tender chicken, and the satisfying crunch of Doritos. This Cheesy Chicken Casserole with a Crunchy Doritos Topping is a delightful twist on a classic comfort food, offering a perfect balance of flavors and textures. This recipe is not only easy to prepare but also guaranteed to become a family favorite. Get ready to indulge in a culinary experience that brings together the zesty kick of Mexican-inspired ingredients with the familiar comfort of a hearty casserole.


  • 1 14.5 oz. package nacho cheese Doritos chips, lightly crushed
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 13.25 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 13.25 oz. can whole corn kernels, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups Mexican blend cheese, grated (divided)
  • 1 10 oz. can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 4 oz. can diced green chiles
  • 1 10.75 oz. can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 8 oz. container sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning


  1. Preheat your oven to 350º F and lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, black beans, corn, 1 cup of Mexican blend cheese, diced tomatoes and green chiles, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, and taco seasoning. Mix the ingredients together until they are completely incorporated.
  3. Spread half of the lightly crushed Doritos chips into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  4. Pour the chicken mixture over the layer of Doritos and spread it into an even layer, ensuring that the ingredients are distributed evenly.
  5. Bake the casserole in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and the ingredients to cook together.
  6. Remove the casserole from the oven and top it with the remaining Doritos and cheese. Return it to the oven and bake for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Once done, remove the casserole from the oven and serve it hot. For an extra touch of freshness, garnish with cilantro, if desired.


In just under an hour, you can treat yourself and your loved ones to a Cheesy Chicken Casserole with a Crunchy Doritos Topping that’s both satisfying and flavorful. This dish brings together the comforting essence of a casserole with the bold and zesty flavors of Mexican-inspired ingredients. The combination of creamy sour cream, savory chicken, and the irresistible crunch of Doritos creates a culinary masterpiece that is sure to become a regular in your recipe rotation. Whether you’re hosting a family dinner or simply craving a hearty and delicious meal, this Cheesy Chicken Casserole is a winner. Try it once, and you’ll find yourself coming back to this recipe time and time again. Enjoy!

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