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Pioneer Woman Chicken Dorito Casserole

Pioneer Woman Chicken Dorito Casserole

If you are new to learning about the popular dish, Pioneer Woman Chicken Dorito Casserole, you are probably wondering why so many people enjoy this dish. This easy-to-make casserole is a tasty combination of Mexican flavors that will have your family begging for seconds!
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Author: Lori Walker, MS, RD
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Chill Time: 23 minutes
Total Time: 48 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 386kcal


  • baking dish
  • large skillet
  • large bowls
  • knife
  • Chopping board


  • 1/2 Garlic clove minced to add a subtle but delightful kick of pungent goodness.
  • 1/2 Medium yellow onion finely chopped to infuse the recipe with a savory and aromatic flavor.
  • 5.25 oz of creamy and comforting cream of chicken soup lending a velvety and smooth texture to the dish.
  • 1.5 cups of tender juicy cooked chicken, perfect for adding protein and satisfying your taste buds.
  • 1/2 tablespoon of tantalizing taco seasoning adding a delightful blend of spices that will transport you to the streets of Mexico.
  • 7.25 oz of Nacho Cheese Doritos crushed to perfection, delivering a satisfying crunch and a burst of cheesy goodness in every mouthful.
  • 7.5 oz of hearty canned black beans providing a satisfying earthiness and a boost of fiber.
  • 7.5 oz of sweet and juicy canned corn bringing a burst of vibrant color and a delightful crunch to every bite.
  • 1/2 cup of tangy sour cream adding a creamy and refreshing tang to balance the flavors.
  • 1 cup of a delectable Mexican cheese blend creating a melty, gooey, and indulgent sauce that will make your taste buds dance with joy.
  • Fresh parsley adjust to taste, providing a touch of freshness and vibrant green color, elevating the dish's presentation and flavor profile.
  • 2 ounces of mild green chiles imparting a subtle yet distinctive smokiness to the recipe.
  • 1/2 tablespoon of luscious butter bringing a hint of richness to the dish.
  • 5 oz of zesty Rotel tomatoes infusing the dish with a burst of vibrant and tangy flavor.


  • Start off with your oven by preheating it to 350°F and spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Cut the cooked chicken into small cubes and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add in the chopped onion and garlic clove. Sauté until tender, about 5 minutes. Add in the chicken cubes to the skillet and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, combine the Mexican cheese blend, taco seasoning, cream of chicken soup, black beans, corn, sour cream, Rotel tomatoes, and green chiles. Mix together until combined.
  • Place crushed Doritos and then pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Top with more Doritos and then sprinkle with parsley.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until bubbly and golden brown on top. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving


  • Make sure to cook the chicken completely before adding it to the skillet and make sure that it is cut into small cubes.
  • You can adjust the amount of taco seasoning depending on how spicy you like your food.
  • When stirring together the ingredients, use a spatula or wooden spoon so you don’t break up the Doritos on top.
  • Let the casserole cool for a few minutes before serving so that all of the ingredients can settle together.
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