The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Casserole

4.70 Mitt(s) 10 Rating(s)10 votes, average: 4.70 out of 510 votes, average: 4.70 out of 510 votes, average: 4.70 out of 510 votes, average: 4.70 out of 510 votes, average: 4.70 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

6
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

This is a really great tasting casserole. It ain’t pretty, but it IS tasty. Plus, it was kind of fun to make. The ingredients smelled so good as I was putting them together. Rotisserie chicken, cumin, green enchilada sauce … mmm.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Shredded Rotisserie Chicken
  • 1 cup Sour Cream (I Used Low-fat)
  • 2 cans (15 Oz. Size) Green Chile Enchilada Sauce (1 Can Will Be Used With The Chicken, The Other Can Will Be Used With The Tortillas)
  • ½ cups Sliced Green Onions, Some Of The Stem Included
  • 1 can (4 Oz. Can) Diced Green Chiles
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • ¼ teaspoons Chipotle Chili Powder
  • ¼ teaspoons Ground Black Pepper
  • 12 whole 6-inch Corn Tortillas, Yellow Or White
  • 4 cups To 6 Cups Shredded Cheddar-jack Cheese
  • Finely Chopped Cilantro, For Garnish

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray 9″ x9″ baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, mix together the shredded chicken, sour cream, 1 can enchilada sauce, green onions, green chiles, cumin, salt, chipotle chile powder, and black pepper. Set aside.

Pour remaining can of enchilada sauce in a pie plate.

Separate the tortillas into three stacks of four. Tear corn tortillas in half, keeping them in their separate piles.

Dip each tortilla from stack #1 in the enchilada sauce, then place on the bottom of the baking dish. You may have to tear some of the enchiladas into fourths to make them fit better in the dish.

Spread 1/3 of the chicken mixture over the tortillas. Sprinkle 1-2 cups cheese over the chicken mixture.

Repeat the layering process of tortillas, chicken mixture, and cheese twice more, ending with cheese.

Bake, uncovered, in a 350ºF oven for 1 hour. Remove from oven and allow to sit for 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with finely chopped cilantro.

2 Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of Terri @ that's some good cookin'

Terri @ that's some good cookin' on 8.1.2011

Thank you cooks4fun. I hope that you enjoy it.

Profile photo of cooks4fun

cooks4fun on 7.31.2011

MMMM. This has so many good flavors to it. Can’t wait to try it this week! :)

10 Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of Amanda M

Amanda M on 9.4.2012

I made the recipe exactly as written and it was delicious! There are only 2 of us in the house, and it lasted us almost 4 nights worth of dinner with a small salad on the side. Thanks for such a great new item in my dinner rotation!

Profile photo of fanCpants

fanCpants on 9.3.2012

Very very tasty, followed the directions to the T.
I do however, disagree with the previous reviewer stating that this dish is “QUITE healthy”. A protein smothered in cheese and empty carbohydrates may be yummy, but it is not healthy. Regardless of that fact, this recipe is 5 stars.

Profile photo of sweetness

sweetness on 10.6.2011

This was easy and very tasty. My family loved it!!

Thank you!

Profile photo of Tried-N-True

Tried-N-True on 9.24.2011

This was REALLY good (QUITE healthy when you use light sour cream). I didn’t feel like running to the store for the rotisserie chicken so I boiled 3 large chicken breasts and shredded them up – it was DELISH! I liked that it didn’t use a can of soup like so many of the enchilada casserole recipes do. The second time I made it I added white navy beans, which I loved even more! Kid and Husband approved which means 5-mitts in my book!

Profile photo of amhotz

amhotz on 9.20.2011

Delicious, easy and more importantly…the kids loved it too.

Related Recipes

Tater Tot Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
Profile Photo by Lexi in Main Courses
Chicken pot pie is a great comfort food cold weather meal....
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Apricot Lamb Tagine
Profile Photo by Caroline in Main Courses
A rich and spied Moroccan Apricot Lamb Tagine. A hint of...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 1 Level: Easy


Frito Pie
Profile Photo by Beth Pierce in Main Courses
This fun and easy Frito Pie combines taco seasoned ground beef,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Easy Chicken Enchiladas
Profile Photo by Colleen Templeton in Main Courses
This Easy Chicken Enchilada dish is sure to be a new...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
Profile Photo by Dax Phillips in Main Courses
Everything you love about a chicken cordon bleu, but in casserole...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 10 Level: Easy