Chicken and Fresh Corn Enchilada Bake

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 8 servings

A yummy chicken dish that can be tossed together just about any way. Great use for your fresh corn but be sure to use corn tortillas that stand up to sauce.

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Mark Boughton

Ingredients

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