South American Chicken Casserole

South American Chicken Casserole
Global Table Adventure
  • Yield: 4 servings


1tablespoon olive oil
2 onions, chopped
2pounds rotisserie chicken, taken off the bone and shredded (about 2 cups)
1/4cup raisins
5 green olives with pimentos, cut into quarters
2 hardboiled eggs, chopped
1teaspoon paprika
1/4teaspoon ground cumin
1pinch cinnamon
3cups fresh corn kernels
1/2cup 2 percent reduced-fat milk
2pinches sugar, for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan. Add onion and cook over medium heat until translucent and soft. Add chicken, raisins, green olives, chopped egg and spices. Stir to combine and warm everything through. Spread into a medium casserole.
  3. Place corn kernels in a blender jar. Add milk and purée. Spread over chicken mixture. Sprinkle top with sugar.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 min. Then, if you really want to take the pastel de choclo over the top, you can place the casserole under the broiler for 1 to 3 minutes, to caramelize the sugar.

Recipe courtesy of Global Table Adventure.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 360
  • Fat 12g
  • Cholesterol 152mg
  • Sodium 290mg
  • Carbohydrate 35g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Protein 28g