Chicken Tamale Casserole

Check out this innovative Chicken Tamale Casserole recipe from using    a tasty cornbread mix that compliments the rest of the ingredients, we are able to produce a great meal in good time. At only 354 calories per serving, this delightful and filling Mexican specialty is a healthy dinner pick for you and your family 🙂



  • 1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (14 3/4-ounce) can cream-style corn
  • 1 (8.5-ounce) box corn muffin mix (such as Martha White)
  • 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (10-ounce) can red enchilada sauce (such as Old El Paso)
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream


Cooking Directions

  1.  Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Combine 1/4 cup cheese and next 7 ingredients (through chiles) in a large bowl, stirring just until moist. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9–inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  3. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until set. Pierce entire surface liberally with a fork; pour enchilada sauce over top. Top with chicken; sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup cheese. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 8 pieces; top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream.

Here’s a great ‘how-to’ video on cooking Chicken Tamale Casseroles:

Chicken Tamale Recipe

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2 Comments on "Chicken Tamale Casserole"

  1. TY!!! I am allways looking for new dinner ideas…

  2. ninfa soriano | May 1, 2012 at 7:18 am |

    i like this to my kids and family

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