Chicken Tamale Casserole (Cooking Light)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by seesko

Got this from Cooking Light Magazine. It is great. Even the kids like it. Nutritional Information Calories:354 (36% from fat) Fat:14.1g (sat 7.1g,mono 3.3g,poly 1.2g) Protein:18.9g Carbohydrate:36.3g Fiber:2.5g Cholesterol:58mg Iron:1.7mg Sodium:620mg Calcium:179mg

Top Review by katdi

DELISH!!! I used recipe #71916 for the enchilada sauce and recipe #345502 for the corn muffin mix. I also added about a cup of canned black beans to the chicken and mixed them with the enchilada sauce instead of just spreading it on top of the baked corn bread mixture. A definite keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 236.59 ml preshredded 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese, divided
  • 78.07 ml nonfat milk
  • 59.14 ml egg substitute
  • 4.92 ml ground cumin
  • 0.59 ml ground red pepper
  • 418.15 g can cream-style corn
  • 240.97 g box corn muffin mix (such as Martha White)
  • 113.39 g canchopped green chilies, drained
  • cooking spray
  • 283.49 g can red enchilada sauce (such as Old El Paso)
  • 473.18 ml shredded cooked chicken breasts
  • 118.29 ml nonfat sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine 1/4 cup cheese and next 7 ingredients (through chiles), stirring just until moist. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9–inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Bake at 400°F for 15 minutes or until set. Pierce entire surface liberally with a fork; pour enchilada sauce over top. Top with chicken; sprinkle with remaining 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.

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