Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 326.1
  • Total Fat: 9.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 64.9 mg
  • Sodium: 495.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 15.8 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 cup (4oz) preshredded 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese, divided
    1/3 cup Milk
    1 Egg
    1 tsp Ground Cumin
    1/8 tsp Ground Red Pepper
    1 can (14 3/4 oz) Cream-Style Corn
    1 box (8.5 oz) Corn Muffin Mix
    1 can (4 oz) Chopped Green Chiles, drained
    Cooking Spray
    1 can (10 oz) Red Enchilada Sauce
    2 cups shredded cooked Chicken Breast
    1/2 cup Sour Cream


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2. Combine 1/4 cup of the Cheese plus the next 7 ingredients (through green chiles) in a large bowl, stirring just until moist. Pour the mixture into a 13x9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

3. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until set.

4. Pierce the entire surface liberally with a fork; pour enchilada sauce over the top.

5. Top with the chicken and the remaining 3/4 cup of the cheese.

6. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until the cheese melts. Remove from the oven and let stand for 5 minutes.

7. Cut the casserole into 8 pieces and top each serving with 1 tbsp of Sour Cream.

Serving Size: makes 8 servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GBETH30.

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  • Good
    we liked this..but left off the sour cream...we dont care for it
    and we like the green enchilada sauce better and I added fresh roasted chili peppers
    - 7/21/17

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  • Incredible!
    This was a hit for our game night! The corn bread flavor was a little surprising because the guys didn't expect it and the whole casserole was actually quite sweet. I'll try adding spicier ingredients next time. Delicious, though, this is going in my regular rotation! - 8/5/12

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  • Looks great! I'm gonna throw the chicken breasts in the crock pot so their ready for this tomorrow! - 10/12/11

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  • Incredible!
    Also made this from Cooking Light. Love it! - 8/10/11

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