Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

This Chicken Tamale Casserole is a great dinner for the whole family - mild enough to feed to your kids and spicy enough to keep the adults interested.
  • Total Time 1 Hour
  • Prep Time 15 Minutes
  • Servings 8
  • Ingredients 10


  • 1 (14 3/4-oz) can creamed corn
  • 1 (8.5-oz) box corn muffin mix
  • 1 (4.5-oz) can Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 (10-oz) can Old El Paso™ red enchilada sauce
  • Toppings: sour cream, diced avocado, diced tomatoes, cilantro


Step 1 Preheat oven to 400°F and spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the creamed corn, muffin mix, chiles, sour cream, egg, cumin, and 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese.

Step 2 Bake for 20-25 minutes or until edges are golden brown and the middle is set. Use the back of a wooden spoon (or any other utensil) to make dents in the top of the surface.

Step 3 In a medium bowl, combine the chicken and the enchilada sauce. Pour over the top of the baked corn mixture.

Step 4 Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese.

Step 5 Bake for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Step 6 Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Slice into squares and top with sour cream, diced avocado, diced tomatoes, and cilantro if desired.