Mexi Chicken and Black Bean Layered Casserole

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Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

A delicious creamy chicken, black bean and corn mixture between layers of tortillas then baked, low-fat sour cream and shredded cheese may be used and all amounts may be adjusted to taste, I also add in finely chopped and seeded jalapeno peppers to the sour cream mixture but that is optional, you may add in about 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro if desired, see Kittencal's Red Enchilada or Taco Sauce or use purchased red enchilada sauce --- this is a great casserole! :)

Top Review by Dazy5224

Oh Yeah! As always, Kittencals recipe is amazing, and resilient enought to be delicious even with my tweaking. I added an onion to the chicken when I sauteed it, and a little salt to the seasoning. I used a 13x9 pan and also added 2 chopped fresh tomatoes to the sour cream/corn/bean mix before cooking, and used 2 extra corn tortillas. I fried the tortillas lightly in corn oil so that they wouldn't be soggy after baking (a trick I learned from a family chicken casserole recipe). DELICIOUS! Great spice, not bland or overly hot. Thanks again!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease an 11 x 7-inch baking dish.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. In a bowl toss the chicken pieces with taco seasoning, cumin and black pepper.
  5. Add to the skillet and saute until the chicken is cooked through.
  6. Place the cooked chicken in a large bowl.
  7. Add in beans, green chilies, corn and sour cream (start with 1-1/2 cups sour cream and add in more if desired) mix to combine well.
  8. Spread HALF of the red enchilada sauce into the bottom of the baking dish.
  9. Place 4 corn tortillas over the sauce overlapping if necessary.
  10. Spoon HALF of the chicken/sour cream mixture over the tortillas, then sprinkle with HALF of the shredded cheese.
  11. Drizzle the remaining HALF of the enchilada sauce over the cheese.
  12. Place another layer of corn tortillas over the mixture, then the remaining HALF of the chicken/sour cream mixture.
  13. Cover the dish with foil.
  14. Bake for 30-40 minutes.
  15. Remove foil, sprinkle with the remaining half (about 1-1/2 cups) shredded cheese, return to oven and bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

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