Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Frozen whole kernel corn1 Cup (16 tbs), loosely packed
 Water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Instant chicken bouillon granules1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Light dairy sour cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Low Fat)
 Nonfat dry milk powder2 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Chopped cooked chicken/Turkey1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Canned low sodium tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 Can)
 Canned diced green chili peppers/2 canned jalapeno peppers, rinsed, seeded, and chopped4 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
 Ground coriander1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Non stick cooking spray1
 6 inch corn tortillas8
 Low fat monterey jack cheese2 Ounce, shredded to make 1/2 cup (Natural)
 Snipped cilantro/Parsley2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1814 Calories from Fat 357

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60%

Saturated Fat 22.9 g114.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 84 mg

Sodium 2023.1 mg84.3%

Total Carbohydrates 259 g86.3%

Dietary Fiber 24.1 g96.4%

Sugars 37.5 g

Protein 114 g228%

Vitamin A 64.8% Vitamin C 98.1%

Calcium 129.9% Iron 62.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


For filling, in a medium saucepan stir together the corn, water, onion, bouillon granules, garlic, and pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 3 minutes or till the onion is tender.
Do not drain.
In a small mixing bowl stir together the sour cream, non-fat dry milk powder, and flour; add to onion mixture.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat; stir in the chicken.
Set filling aside.
In another small bowl stir together the tomato sauce, green chili peppers or jalapeho peppers and coriander.
Set aside.
Spray a 10 x 6 x 2-inch or 8x8x2-inch baking dish with nonstick coating.
Place half of the tortillas in the baking dish, overlapping as necessary.
Top with the chicken filling.
Place remaining tortillas atop chicken filling.
Top with the tomato sauce mixture.
Bake, covered, in a 350° oven for 20 to 25 minutes or till heated through.
Sprinkle with the cheese and, if desired, with the cilantro or parsley.
Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.