Hi Kitty...this was a wonderful meal for DH and myself for dinner...it was just delicious, the only thing that I changed was, I did not have black beans, so I used some kidney beans instead, and used a pinch of hot pepper powder instead of the chipotle powder (I will just have to purchase some next time I go shopping), as I will definately be making this again...the corn muffin mix on top was just so good...I made everything in one large over-proof skillet, and then baked it in the oven in the same skillet...This is a winner for sure Kitty, we enjoyed it so much, thanks for posting :-)...KC
This is a nice dish! Next time I'll use salsa instead of tomato sauce to give it more pizzazz. The pasta sauce I used was too sweet. Thanks for posting!
Excellent Recipe - yummy comfort food. Very easy to make. Made it for a friend - quick and simple. We almost ate the whole thing! (gasp!) Changes I made: Substituted 1 can chopped tomatoes plus 1 sm can tomato paste PLUS 1/2 sm can water to substitute for tomato sauce. Added 1/2 sm can (6 oz?) chipolte peppers in adobo sauce. (may add whole can next time!) Added smidge cilantro (1-2 tsp?) Was very very good. Will make again and again. UPDATE: Make this frequently as this is one of my husband's favorites. Tonight it was best. used 3/4 can tomato paste, plus about 3/4 sm can water plus about 6 small campari tomatoes. Rinsed and drained black beans. Added about 1/2 tsp adobo seasoning and 3 chipolte peppers finely chopped in adobo sauce. Added about 1/2 small bunch of chopped fresh cilantro. Just excellent. Cooked 2 breasts of chicken in le creuset, mixed as directed, boiled and then put into the oven with cornbread topping. Took well over 45 minutes to bake in the le creuset (5.5 Q). Thanks!
We really enjoyed this recipe for dinner last night! It was very easy to make and I made as posted. I used the full 1/2 tsp. of chipotle powder and all the spices worked together and were just the right amount of spicy. I used a box of Jiffy corn muffin mix and it worked perfect. Thanks for posting a keeper!
I saw this recipe and could hardly wait to try it! We had it last night for dinner and it was a big hit! BF and I are watching our waistlines, so I did make a few small changes. I used Pam to coat the skillet for the chicken and omitted the vegetable oil. I only used 1 cup of low fat cheese and prepared the corn bread mix (I used Jiffy) with Egg Beaters and skim milk. Turned out wonderfully! It took a lot of self-control not to eat the entire thing! Thanks for the recipe! I'll be making it again soon!
This turned out well enough for us to try again and tweek for our own tastes, but probably only on a quarterly basis rather than monthly. Our kitchen scale is off a bit because I ended up with a LOT of chicken. I used leftovers that I had in the freezer. Ended up adding a can of diced tomatoes (with green chiles) and another can of tomato sauce because of quantity of chicken. Did 1 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp garlic salt (out of powder), and a couple of dashes of Mrs. Dash with Chipotle (closest thing I could find at the store). Because of the quantity and the lack of a 2.5qt dish here it went into a 9x13 and I made corn bread from a recipe to pour on top. It had more bite to it then we like, but the diced tomatoes with chiles were a brand I haven't had before and could have been mostly responsible for that. I recommend trying this to see where it fits in your meals. Will update comments when we find how we like it best.
This was good and easy. A few of my diners weren't crazy about the black beans but it was a very good dish. I used already cooked chicken breasts which cut down on the prep time. I used a 9x13 dish. Next time I may use a deeper casserole dish to get the full effect of the cornbread topping. I also like the idea of subbing the tomato sauce with salsa. Thanks for a keeper, Chef perppermintkitty.
This was fantastic! My whole family raved over it. Will make again soon. Thanks for posting.
A little dry as I used Rotel instead of tomato sauce. Made half a recipe and still have lots left to freeze for later. Used Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix Copycat for the Muffin mix.
really yummy! i made this filling, but used the: albers tamale pie recipe in place of the cornbread. i really liked the filling and loved that it used canned food from my pantry (i used canned chicken). this made for a super fast dinner!