Microwave Enchilada-style Chicken Pie

Microwave Enchilada-style Chicken Pie

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virginia duncan


This recipe came from an old Pillsbury Cookbook. I don't think I have ever made a casserole dish totally cooked in the microwave.
It is fast and what a great thing for summer to Keep from heating up the kitchen.


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15 Min
20 Min


  • 1 c
    chopped onions
  • 1 can(s)
    5-ounce can chunk chicken, drained, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    4-ounce can chopped green chiles, well drained
  • 3/4 c
    ripe olives, sliced, drained
  • 4 oz
    (1 cup) monterey jack or cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 3
    drops hot pepper sauce

  • 1 pkg
    15-ounce package refrigerated pie crusts
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce

How to Make Microwave Enchilada-style Chicken Pie


  1. Prepare pie crust according to package directions for unfilled one-crust pie using 9-inch microwave-safe pan or 10-inch microwave-safe tart pan.
  2. Flute edges. Generously prick crust with fork.
    In medium bowl, combine 1 egg and Worcestershire sauce; blend well.
    brush lightly over pie crust. (Reserve any remaining egg mixture for filling)
  3. Microwave on High for 6 to 8 minutes, rotating pan 1/2 turn every 2 minutes.
    Crust is done when surface appears dry and flaky.
  4. FILLING; Place onions in small microwave-safe bowl. Cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
    Drain well; set aside.
  5. To assemble pie, layer chicken, cooked onions, chiles, olives and cheese in cooked pie crust.
    To reserved egg mixture, add milk, 3 eggs, salt, cumin, garlic powder, pepper and hot pepper sauce; blend well. Pour mixture slowly over cheese.
  6. Microwave on HIGH for 8 to 11 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean, rotating pan once halfway through cooking.
    Let stand on flat surface 5 minutes before serving.
  7. To serve, top each serving with salsa, sour cream, avocado slice and parsley.

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About Microwave Enchilada-style Chicken Pie

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

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