King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese

By: Christin from
King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese
King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese
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Two Southern classics collide in this easy Southern recipe for King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese. If you love macaroni and cheese, then you are sure to love this baked version that also tastes like a classic King Ranch Casserole. King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese would make a great dish to share at a potluck or church supper. This dish is creamy and spicy with lots of diced chicken and Tex-Mex flavors. The baked macaroni and cheese also features a crunchy topping made from crushed Doritos.

Serves6 People

Preparation Time20 min

Cooking Time30 min

Cooking MethodCasserole, Oven

Cooking Vessel Size10-inch pan


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (10-ounce) can tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 (8-ounce) Velveeta cheese
  • 3 cups cooked diced chicken
  • 1 (10-3/4-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup crushed Nacho cheese-flavored tortilla chips

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This sounds like some really intense (and delicious) mac and cheese. OH YEAH!


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