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Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipes


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March 23, 2019

Chicken Enchilada & spinach on plateThis easy recipe looked and tasted great with very few ingredients and little prep! Try it and let me know what you think!

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20-30 minutes

Total Time: 30-40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb raw chicken (I used breast) cut up
  • 5 -6 corn tortillas
  • 8 oz Enchilada sauce
  • 2/3 cup Monterey or your favorite melting cheese (I used veggie cheese)
  • Spritz spray oil
ingredients
 

Steps:

  1. Full disclosure here; I actually used about 2 lbs. of chicken breast since I wanted leftovers and extra protein. Cut up the chicken.
  2. chopping chicken
     
  3. Place the chicken in a pot with 1/3 of the Enchilada sauce. No extra water needed if you cook it slowly and stir often. I put on a lid to help capture the steam and help it cook but keep stirring until the chicken releases it's juices and helps with the liquid in the pot.
  4. chopped Chicken in Enchilada Sauce
     
    lid on Chicken
     
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  5. I heated up my tortillas since they weren't the flat type.
  6. warming tortillas in oven
     
  7. Spray the bottom of baking dish. Spread another third of the sauce on the bottom of a baking dish.
  8. Enchilada sauce in Casserole dish
     
  9. Layer it with your tortillas.
  10. tortillas on Enchilada sauce in Casserole
     
  11. Shred up the chicken with two forks in the pan.
  12. shredding chicken in pot
     
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  13. Add a layer of the shredded chicken on the tortillas in the baking pan.
  14. Chicken on tortillas in Casserole
     
  15. Top with some sauce (you can use what is in the pot too) and 1/2 the cheese. Then more sauce and repeat to layer up to the top one more time.
  16. sauce added to Chicken Enchilada Casserole
     
    cheese added to Chicken Enchilada Casserole
     
  17. Bake in oven at 375F for about 20 minutes, just to melt the cheese and meld everything together.
  18. baked Chicken Enchilada Casserole
     
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Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 135 Posts
February 24, 2010

Mix the first 6 ingredients together in a large bowl. Layer 1/3 of the torn tortillas on bottom of a greased 9x13 inch pan. Layer on 1/3 of the chicken mixture and then 1/3 of cheese.

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May 31, 2011

One of my mom's favorite dishes! Heat soup, chilies, and milk together. Layer, beginning with chips, in 9x13 inch pan. Alternate with chicken, soup mixture, and cheese.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
August 27, 2012

This is a great pot luck dish!

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
October 23, 2011

One of my favorites! Yummy and easy to make!

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
November 23, 2010

Combine ingredients in a large bowl. Tear tortillas into small pieces and fold into mixture. Pour into greased 9x13 inch pan. Sprinkle top with reserved cheese.

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May 18, 2017

When you don't have the time or the desire to make individual enchiladas try this delicious casserole alternative. This is a page about making chicken and black bean enchilada casserole.

Finished Enchilada Casserole

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November 23, 2010

Cook the onion in butter until tender and mix in the soup, enchilada sauce and chicken.

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February 23, 2010

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, cheese, chile peppers, corn, and chicken.

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