Easy One Dish Chicken Tamales

Cassandra Webb


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 vote

About 6-8
20 Min
45 Min


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2 box
jiffy corn muffin mix
1 can(s)
creamed corn
1 can(s)
sweet corn
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


  • 1Heat oven to 400*. Grease an 11x15 in baking dish.
  • 2Put sweet corn and the creamed corn a small blender or chopper, and blend until smooth.
  • 3In 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.
  • 4Remove 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.
  • 5Sprinkle with the remaining cheese; Bake for an additional 20-25 min.
  • 6Allow to cool for about 10 min then cut and serve with sour cream and lime wedges.

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About Easy One Dish Chicken Tamales

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

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