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
Author Marye Audet


  • 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.