Chicken and Fresh Corn Enchilada Bake

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Mark Boughton
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  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

1cup roasted green chiles or 3 (4-ounce) cans green chiles
1/2cup fresh cilantro
3 large green onions, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves
1 lime squeezed
1/2cup heavy cream or cream cheese
8 corn tortillas, warmed
2cups pulled chicken meat
1cup fresh corn kernels
4ounces shredded Mexican cheese, such as queso or Monterey Jack

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine chiles, cilantro, green onions, garlic and lime juice in food processor and puree until almost smooth. Place in a skillet and heat until warmed.
  3. Add cream (or cream cheese) and whisk until smooth. Place a small amount of sauce in bottom of 9×13 pan or shallow gratin dish.
  4.  Layer tortillas, chicken, cheese, sauce and corn, ending with sauce and cheese. Cover and bake for 30 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Serve with a dollop of sour cream and salsa or fresh tomatoes, and rice.

Recipe by Jill Melton

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