2lbschicken breasts, cut into small 1-inch cubes(see note)
Salt and pepper
21ouncescondensed cream of chicken soup2 cans
16ouncesfrozen mixed vegetables(1 package) thawed
1-1/2cupsshredded cheddar cheesedivided
32ozfrozen tater tots1 package
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat a 12-inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add in the olive oil and butter. Once melted, add in the chicken and cook until no longer pink, about 7-10 minutes.
Add in the cream of chicken soup, milk, frozen mixed vegetables, and 1 cup of the cheese. Mix well and cook until warmed through.
Remove from the heat, top with tater tots, remaining cheese and bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes until the tots are golden.
Use pre-cooked shredded or cubed chicken for a faster recipe. Skip step one and stir everything together in a skillet in step 2.