Microwave Enchilada-style Chicken Pie Recipe

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Microwave Enchilada-style Chicken Pie

virginia duncan

By
@duncan2929

This recipe came from an old Pillsbury Cookbook. I don't think I have ever made a casserole dish totally cooked in the microwave.
It is fast and what a great thing for summer to Keep from heating up the kitchen.


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Rating:

Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

1 c
chopped onions
1 can(s)
5-ounce can chunk chicken, drained, chopped
1 can(s)
4-ounce can chopped green chiles, well drained
3/4 c
ripe olives, sliced, drained
4 oz
(1 cup) monterey jack or cheddar cheese
1/2 c
milk
1/4 tsp
cumin
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1/8 tsp
pepper
3
drops hot pepper sauce

CRUST

1 pkg
15-ounce package refrigerated pie crusts
1 tsp
flour
1
egg
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare pie crust according to package directions for unfilled one-crust pie using 9-inch microwave-safe pan or 10-inch microwave-safe tart pan.
2
Flute edges. Generously prick crust with fork.
In medium bowl, combine 1 egg and Worcestershire sauce; blend well.
brush lightly over pie crust. (Reserve any remaining egg mixture for filling)
3
Microwave on High for 6 to 8 minutes, rotating pan 1/2 turn every 2 minutes.
Crust is done when surface appears dry and flaky.
4
FILLING; Place onions in small microwave-safe bowl. Cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Drain well; set aside.
5
To assemble pie, layer chicken, cooked onions, chiles, olives and cheese in cooked pie crust.
To reserved egg mixture, add milk, 3 eggs, salt, cumin, garlic powder, pepper and hot pepper sauce; blend well. Pour mixture slowly over cheese.
6
Microwave on HIGH for 8 to 11 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean, rotating pan once halfway through cooking.
Let stand on flat surface 5 minutes before serving.
7
To serve, top each serving with salsa, sour cream, avocado slice and parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy