Chicken Tamale Casserole

recipe

This cheesy Chicken Tamale Casserole is a quick and easy family weeknight dinner that has all the flavors of classic tamales without all the fuss!

Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 40 mins

Total Time: 50 mins

Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package, 8.5 oz corn muffin mix (such as Jiffy)
  • 1 can, 14.5 oz cream-style corn
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 cups shredded taco cheese blend, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups enchilada sauce
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken, from rotisserie chicken

Optional Toppings:

  • diced tomato
  • sour cream
  • shredded lettuce
  • sliced black olives
  • chopped green onions
  • finely chopped cilantro
  • salsa

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly spray a 9×13 inch casserole dish with non stick cooking spray, set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine the corn muffin mix, cream-style corn, eggs, milk, chili powder, cumin and 1 cup of cheese. Stir till combined then pour into the casserole dish. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and use a knife to pierce the cornbread mixture several times all over. Pour the enchilada sauce all over the top of the casserole. Top with the shredded chicken and remaining cheese. Bake for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing into pieces and serving with optional toppings. Enjoy!

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Chicken Tamale Casserole

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