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Slow Cooker King Ranch Chicken Recipe

King Ranch Chicken has been around for years! This Slow Cooker version can be put together in just a matter of minutes and tastes delicious. A layered tortilla chips, chicken, and creamy soup mixture make this comfort food hard to beat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Family Dinner, easy slow cooker recipe, ranch chicken, Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 559kcal


  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Slow Cooker
  • Medium Mixing Bowl


  • 14 ounces tortilla chips white or yellow
  • 5 chicken breasts cooked and diced
  • 10 ounces diced tomatoes and green chilies 1 can, drain slightly
  • 10.75 ounces cream of chicken soup 1 can
  • 10.75 ounces cream of mushroom soup 1 can
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 cup chicken broth


  • Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Spread a layer of tortilla chips in the crock pot to cover the bottom. (It's ok if they are overlapping.)
  • In a medium sized bowl combine the chicken, diced tomatoes, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, chicken broth, garlic and onion.
  • Stir until combined.
  • Place half of the chicken mixture on top of the chips.
  • Then top with half of the cheese.
  • Repeat layers.
  • Cook on low for 4 hours or high for 3 hours.
  • Serve with extra tortilla chips.


Calories: 559kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 1198mg | Potassium: 830mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 259mg | Iron: 3mg