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King Ranch BBQ Chicken Casserole

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Satisfy your cravings for bold and spicy flavors with King Ranch BBQ Chicken Casserole! Made with tender and juicy pulled BBQ chicken, red bell peppers, poblano peppers, and jalapenos, blended together with creamy and tangy cream cheese and a secret blend of savory spices, this casserole is a true taste sensation. Each bite is loaded with rich and indulgent flavors, as the tangy cream cheese melds perfectly with the savory pulled chicken and the bold flavors of the peppers. Whether you’re feeding a crowd or just looking for a hearty and satisfying meal, King Ranch BBQ Chicken Casserole is the perfect choice.

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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
¾ cup chopped poblano pepper
1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper
1 tablespoon minced garlic
½ teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup chicken broth
2 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 (16-ounce) package LLOYD’S® Seasoned & Shredded Chicken In Original BBQ Sauce
1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles, drained
2 (6-inch) corn tortillas, chopped into large pieces
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat broiler to high.

  2. In medium ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add onion, bell pepper, poblano pepper and jalapeño pepper. Cook 5 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Add garlic and cumin; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Sprinkle flour over the vegetables and cook, stirring constantly, until they are thoroughly coated, about 1 minute.

  3. Add broth.  Bring to boil, stirring to combine. Cook 1 minute, stirring, until slightly thickened. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Stir in chicken, tomatoes, tortilla pieces and salt. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.

  4. Place the skillet under the broiler and broil until the cheese is melted and browned, 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro.