• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 6 Servings

Chicken Con Queso

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Mexican, Poultry, Cheese

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 1 Onion; chopped
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 3 c Hot milk
  • 3 c Cheddar or monterey jack
  • -cheese; shredded
  • 1/4 c Fresh parsley; chopped
  • 1/4 c Fresh coriander; chopped
  • 2 tb Tomato paste
  • 1 ts Chili powder
  • 1/2 ts Dried oregano
  • 4 oz Canned green chili peppers;
  • -drained and chopped
  • 3 Green onions; chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 c Cooked rice
  • 2 c Cooked chicken; diced
  • 1 c Corn chips; coarsely crushed


In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook onion and garlic,
stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened. Add flour and cook, stirring,
for 5 minutes. Whisk in milk; cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens,
about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

Add 2 cups of the cheese; stir until melted. Stir in parsley, coriander,
tomato paste, chili powder, oregano, chili peppers, green onions, and salt
and pepper to taste.

Spread half of the sauce in shallow 8-inch square casserole; top with rice,
then chicken. Cover with remaining sauce.

(Recipe can be prepared to this point, cooled, covered and refrigerated for
up to 2 days or frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw before proceeding.)

Bake, covered, in 400'F oven for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 375'F; bake for
10 minutes. Sprinkle on chips and remaining cheese; bake for 15 minutes or
until bubbling and top is golden.

(Or microwave at Medium-High/70% for 15 to 20 minutes or until heated
through, rotating once. Sprinkle on chips and cheese; let stand, covered,
for 10 minutes or until cheese has melted.) Makes 6 servings.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?