George Strait’s King Ranch Chicken Recipe

If it's good enough for the King of Country...

(serves 6)

• 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

• 1 (11-ounce) package corn tortillas, 

each tortilla cut into 6 pieces

• 1 onion, chopped

• 1 (10-ounce) can cream of chicken soup

• 1 (10-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup

• ¾ cup chicken broth

• 1 (10-ounce) can tomatoes with green chiles

• 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese

Arrange the chicken in a greased 9×13-inch baking dish. Top with tortilla pieces and sprinkle with the onion. Combine the cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, chicken broth, and tomatoes with green chiles in a bowl and mix well. Spread evenly over the onion and sprinkle with the cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until bubbly. 

The recipes on this page are fromAs the Spur Stirs (2015), a 272-page cookbook compiled by Jacqueline Skeens Cavender, of the Cavender’s Western Wear family. The book is filled with 450 delicious dishes from the kitchens and cupboards of family friends and celebrity supporters, including Ty Murray, George Strait, and Tuff Hedeman. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to benefit the American Cancer Society and Cystic Fibrosis. The book is available for purchase at,, and at Cavender stores around the country. 

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