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chicken tamale casserole

a recipe by
Missy Wimpelberg
Franklin, TN

This is a delicious meal that you can tweak to suit. This is family favorite and in the regular rotation. Great for taking to pot lucks as well.

serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken tamale casserole

  • 1 box
    jiffy corn muffin mix
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 can
    creamed corn
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    mexican cheese shredded
  • 2 can
    red mild enchilada sauce
  • 3 c
    shredded chicken
  • sour cream
  • shredded lettuce
  • diced tomato
  • salsa
  • sliced jalepenos
  • black olives
  • sliced green onions

How To Make chicken tamale casserole

  • 1
    Lightly Spray 9x13 pan and preheat oven 400 degrees.
  • 2
    Mix jiffy, corn, milk, eggs, chili powder, cumin, and 1 cup of the cheese. Once combined, as to pan and bake for 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove and poke holes in the cornbread mixture all over. Pour enchilada sauce over cornbread, then top with shredded chicken. Top with remaining cheese and back for 20 minutes.
  • 4
    After 20 minutes, pull out and let stand for 10 minutes. Cut in squares, then add your favorite toppings and serve.
  • 5
    FYI: you can sub chicken for pork or beef

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