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easy one dish chicken tamales

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cassandra Webb
Marrysvillle, WA

I love Tamales, but don't like all the work involved. This recipe is quick, easy and tastes just like Chicken Tamales. My whole family loves it. Hope yours does too. :)

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For easy one dish chicken tamales

  • 2 box
    jiffy corn muffin mix
  • 1 can
    creamed corn
  • 1 can
    sweet corn
  • 4
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 3 c
    shredded cheese (i use pepper jack & cheddar)
  • 20 oz
    canned enchilada sauce (red)
  • 3-4 lb
    cooked shredded/chopped chicken
  • sour cream and lime (optional)

How To Make easy one dish chicken tamales

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400*. Grease an 11x15 in baking dish.
  • 2
    Put sweet corn and the creamed corn a small blender or chopper, and blend until smooth.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine the corn, muffin mix, eggs, milk, chili powder and 1 cup of the cheese. Pour into prepared baking dish. Bake at 400* for about 20 min.
  • 4
    Remove from oven and pierce casserole with a knife or fork in several places, spread about half of the enchilada sauce over the corn bread base. Scatter chicken over the top, then pour the rest of the sauce over the chicken.
  • 5
    Sprinkle with the remaining cheese; Bake for an additional 20-25 min.
  • 6
    Allow to cool for about 10 min then cut and serve with sour cream and lime wedges.