Free Recipe Chicken Con Queso

Recipe Type: Free Cheese Recipes
Recipe Preparation: bake
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 6

Ingredients for Chicken Con Queso Recipe

1/4 c Butter
1 Onion; chopped
2 Cloves garlic; minced
1/4 c All-purpose flour
3 c Hot milk
3 c Cheddar or monterey jack
-cheese; shredded
1/4 c Fresh parsley; chopped
1/4 c Fresh coriander; chopped
2 tb Tomato paste
1 ts Chili powder
1/2 ts Dried oregano
4 oz Canned green chili peppers;
-drained and chopped
3 Green onions; chopped
Salt and pepper
2 c Cooked rice
2 c Cooked chicken; diced
1 c Corn chips; coarsely crushed

Chicken Con Queso Preparation

In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Whisk in milk; cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add 2 cups of the cheese; stir until melted. Stir in parsley, coriander, tomato paste, chili powder, oregano, chili peppers, green onions, and salt and pepper to taste. Spread half of the sauce in shallow 8-inch square casserole; top with rice, then chicken. Cover with remaining sauce. (Recipe can be prepared to this point, cooled, covered and refrigerated for up to 2 days or frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw before proceeding.) Bake, covered, in 400’F oven for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 375’F; bake for 10 minutes. Sprinkle on chips and remaining cheese; bake for 15 minutes or until bubbling and top is golden. (Or microwave at Medium-High/70% for 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through, rotating once. Sprinkle on chips and cheese; let stand, covered, for 10 minutes or until cheese has melted.) Makes 6 servings. Recipe by: Canadian Living Cooking for Company Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #953 by Bob & Carole Walberg <> on Dec 11, 1997

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