Chicken Tamale Casserole, Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole, Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole
I’m always searching for simple and easy weeknight dinner recipes that will sustain my family and keep them cheerful, which is the reason I LOVE this super easy and absolutely cheese Chicken Tamale Casserole! It combines every one of the flavors of those credible tamales into an easy casserole dish that takes less than one hour from start to finish. Since I’m a significant devotee of everything Mexican nourishment, I had no doubts that this casserole dish would come in as a success. When the base is finished cooking you simply pour some of your favorite enchilada sauce everywhere throughout the top. Toss on some shredded chicken and a little more cheese, at that point let it finish preparing in the stove till it’s decent a bubbly everywhere.

Chicken Tamale Casserole, Chicken Tamale Casserole

Whenever I make Mexican nourishment it’s always garnished with fresh diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, sliced black olives, hacked green onions, cilantro… I basically go hard and fast. That is because the more vegetation I put on my plate, the more complete the feast becomes. At any rate that is how I see it. So while it’s a great dinner straight out of skillet… I lean toward mine topped with every one of the trimmings.

Tomato… Tomahto…

Basically this Chicken Tamale Casserole gets 5 stars from this household, and it’s definitely a recipe we will place in our turn frequently.As you know I just returned from NYC just because. This is what I cherished about it; I felt the city, in general, was driven, energetic… everybody seemed like they were en route to something important and life evolving.

I’m sure that pace can get tiring sooner or later, but for the four days I was there I valued it.

Since I was there for my husband’s MBA program we visited the Google Headquarters, WeWork, Getty Images, NFL headquarters, and visited the United Nations.

Any possibility we could discover we discovered something good to chow on. For reasons unknown, we didn’t locate any good Mexican nourishment.

I’m not saying it doesn’t exist but we didn’t discover it. When I returned home I was seriously longing for Mexican nourishment. We eat it, in any event, two times per week and I was experiencing major withdrawals.

Chicken Tamale Casserole, Chicken Tamale Casserole

This Chicken Tamale Casserole is sufficiently mellow to encourage your kids and sufficiently spicy to keep the adults interested.

You all, the crust is a soft version of cornbread like this Corn Souffle cooked just enough so that it holds together but soft enough that you believe you’re eating something amazingly liberal. The crust comes together rapidly with some Old El Paso green chiles, cornbread blend, creamed corn, sour cream, egg, and cumin.

Chicken Tamale Casserole, Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

  • Prep Time: 10 MIN
  • Cook Time: 25 MIN
  • Total Time: 35 MIN
  • Yield: 12 1x


  1. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  2. 1 (14 3/4-oz) can creamed corn
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1 (10-oz) can Old El Paso red enchilada sauce
  5. 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided
  6. 2 cups shredded cooked chicken (rotisserie chicken works well here)
  7. 1/4 cup sour cream
  8. Toppings: sour cream, diced avocado, diced tomatoes, cilantro
  9. 1 (4.5-oz) can Old El Paso chopped green chiles
  10. 1 (8.5-oz) box corn muffin mix


  1. Preheat oven to 400 ° F and spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the creamed corn, muffin mix, chiles, sour cream, egg, cumin, and 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until edges are golden brown and the middle is set.
  4. Use the back of a wooden spoon (or any other utensil) to make dents in the top of the surface.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine the chicken and the enchilada sauce and pour over the top of the baked corn mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese.
  6. Bake for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Slice into squares and top with sour cream, diced avocado, diced tomatoes, and cilantro if desired.


You can add black beans to the chicken mixture if you want.

Rotisserie chicken works great in this dish.

To spice it up a bit, add a finely diced jalapeno to the corn mixture.

  • Category: CASSEROLE

Keywords: Chicken Tamale Casserole

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