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Mexican Crunchy Casserole
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4.25 from 4 votes

Crunchy Chicken Casserole

This Mexican Crunchy Chicken Casserole is filled with layers of chicken, tortilla chips and a creamy sauce making this a one pot wonder!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken casserole, chicken crock pot, gluten free, slow cooker chicken
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 899kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell


  • 3 cups shredded chicken
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 16 ounces salsa verde
  • 8 ounces diced green chiles drained
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 8 cups tortilla chips broken if needed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  • In a large bowl stir together cream cheese and salsa verde until combined. Stir in chicken, green chiles, onion, cilantro, garlic and cumin.
  • Layer 1/4 of the tortilla chips in the bottom. Top with 1/3 of the chicken mixture and 1/2 cup cheese. Repeat layers twice.
  • Cook on low for 3 hours or high for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Once cooked top with remaining chips and cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes until cheese is melted.
  • Top with avocado and sour cream. (Optional)


Calories: 899kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 1312mg | Potassium: 602mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1082IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 454mg | Iron: 4mg