Chicken Enchilada Casserole

1
Heather Stepniewski

By
@hjstep

This one was a real crowd pleaser and it was really easy.
I didn't use rotisserie chicken I roasted my own. Whatever works, right?

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 large
onion, chopped fine
3 Tbsp
chili powder
2 tsp
cumin
1 can(s)
15 oz. tomato sauce
3/4 c
chicken broth
1/2 tsp
salt
1
rotisserie chicken, skin discarded, meat shredded
2 c
shredded monterey jack cheese
12
6 in corn tortillas

How to Make Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2Heat oil in large saucepan over medium high heat until shimmering. Cook onion until softened, about 5 min. Add chili powder and cumin and cook until fragrant, about 30 sec. Stir in tomato sauce, broth, and salt and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 min. Cover and keep warm.
  • 3Toss chicken, 1/4 c. sauce, 1 1/2 c. cheese. Spread 1/2 c. sauce in 8x8 casserole. Stack tortillas on plate and microwave, covered until pliable, about 1 min. Place 4 tortillas over bottom of dish ans cover with half of chicken mixture. Top with 4 tortillas and 1/2 of remaining sauce. Cover with remaining chicken mixture, Tortillas sauce cheese.
  • 4Cover with foil and bake until heated through, about 15 min. Remove foil and bake until cheese is lightly browned, about 5 min. Serve.

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About Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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