This Mexican Layer Chicken Bake is an all time favourite with everyone!


Ingredients

  • 8 tortillas
  • 3 cups cooked chopped chicken
  • 1 tbls olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup red capsicum, chopped
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 3 cups salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Spray a casserole dish large enough to fit tortillas. Heat olive oil in pan and cook onion and capsicum for 5 minutes, until softened. Mix in chili powder, remove from heat, stir in black beans and corn.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix salsa and sour cream.
  3. Layer tortilla, salsa mixture, chicken, tortilla, vegetables, cheeses. Repeat 4 times, or until you reach the top of the casserole. Top with cheese. Cover and bake for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake 10-15 minutes longer or until cheese is bubbly and browning. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper or herbs to taste.


  • Oh wow, looks scrumptious, sounds easy and straight forward, will be giving this a try. Thanks for sharing.

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  • My daughter loves Mexican food and she’ll love this I’m sure.

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  • Marvellous Mexican food – always love the flavours.

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  • I have been making this recipe pretty much the same for the past 12 months from the healthy mummy recipe page. Very tasty and the whole family enjoy it

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  • In the ingredients it has kidney beans and in the method black beans are mentioned ?


    • Is it one of these beans or both ?

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  • Sounds like a very tasty dish to serve

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  • I love this recipe. I’ve never tried it, but I love all the ingredients. I think it will be a great winter meal in our house.

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  • This looks really yummy. Thanks for the recipes!

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  • This looks really striking and sounds delicious. Bet my kids would enjoy helping to make it too.

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  • Sounds like a delicious meal although I’d have to leave out the chilli

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  • Noce idea and easy to play with the ingrediets depending on your taste or diet preferences.

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  • Looks great.

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  • This looks amazing

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  • Looks so cheesy! I sometimes use tortillas instead of pasta for cannelloni.

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  • Nice idea to use tortilla wraps as kind of lasagna sheets

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