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Frito Chicken Casserole

An easy casserole that the whole family will love - chicken, corn chips, and cheese - what's not to like? So simple that the kids can get dinner started before you even get home.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes


  • 2 medium onions , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano , chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Spicy V-8 juice
  • 8 cups Fritos
  • 4 cups cooked , diced chicken
  • 2 cans green chilies
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups chicken broth


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Grease a 13x9 inch pan.
  • Add broth and tomato juice to a pan.
  • Add the onion and oregano.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes, or until the mixture reduces a little bit.
  • Add a layer of Fritos to the casserole pan.
  • Sprinkle part of the chicken over the top.
  • Sprinkle cheese over that. (reserve a little to sprinkle on top)
  • Repeat layers until all the ingredients are used.
  • Pour the tomato sauce mixture over all, sprinkle with reserved cheese, and bake for 40 minutes.