Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole Recipe

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Cindy Eggleston


We love the taste of tamales but they're so time consuming to make. This recipe tastes pretty close to the real thing:)

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 Min
45 Min


2 c
shredded cheddar or mexican blend cheese, divided
1/3 c
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
1-14 oz
can cream-style corn
1-8.5 box
corn muffin mix (such as jiffy)
1-4 oz
can chopped mild green chilies
1/2 c
diced onion
1-10 oz
can red enchilada sauce
2 c
cooked shredded chicken, turkey, or pork
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
diced tomato- if desired
cooking spray


11. Preheat oven to 400
22. Combine 1/2 cup cheese and next 8 ingredients (through onions) in a large bowl, stirring just until moist. Pour into a 13 x 9 baking dish coated with cooking spray.
33. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until set. Pierce entire surface liberally with a fork; pour enchilada sauce over top. Top with meat of choice; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven; let stand for 5 minutes. Cut into 8 serving pieces and top each with 1 tablespoon of sour cream and sprinkle with chopped tomatoes if desired,

About Chicken Tamale Casserole

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy