Mexican Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe

This si a medium spicy but seriously spicy Mexican chicken enchilada casserole recipe. I hope you enjoy it as it is one of our favorite recipes at the office.

  • Preperation time: 20 Minutes

  • Cooking time: 1 Hour

  • Serves: 8


  • 4 whole chicken breasts

  • 1 large can enchilada sauce

  • 250g Green chilli Sauce

  • Handful of jalapeno chillies (optional)

  • Salt and pepper

  • 500g Cheese, grated. Chedder is fine but Montery Jacks is best

  • 24-30 corn tortillas, small

  • Water

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

Chicken Enchilada Casserole


Boil the chicken in water for 10 - 15 mins or untill it is cooked through. Add the chopped onion about 5 minutes in

Cut the chicken up into small pieces, discard the bones.

Pour the enchilada sauce into a bowl and add the chopped chicken and onion.

Find a nice large casserole dish and line the bottom with tin foil. Pour the green chilli sauce over the bottom of the page and then add a single layer of corn tortillas over that and then add some grated cheese over that. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Next add a layer of chicken and enchillada sauce and then another layer of cheese. This process needs to eb completed in this order untill all of the ingredients have been used up.

Put the dish in a preheated oven at about 180 for 50 - 60 minutes.

Voilla! As simple as that!

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