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  • Difficulty Easy
  • 12 Ingredients

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This Mexican Layer Chicken Bake is an all time favourite with everyone!


Ingredients

  • 8 tortillas
  • 3 cups cooked chopped chicken
  • 1 tbls olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup red capsicum, chopped
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 3 cups salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Spray a casserole dish large enough to fit tortillas. Heat olive oil in pan and cook onion and capsicum for 5 minutes, until softened. Mix in chili powder, remove from heat, stir in black beans and corn.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix salsa and sour cream.
  3. Layer tortilla, salsa mixture, chicken, tortilla, vegetables, cheeses. Repeat 4 times, or until you reach the top of the casserole. Top with cheese. Cover and bake for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake 10-15 minutes longer or until cheese is bubbly and browning. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper or herbs to taste.

  • Would love some of this Mexican Chicken bake for lunch.. I love all the ingredients and it looks easy enough to make..

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  • This looks yum.

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  • Thank you for sharing this recipe, it sounds yum. We love Mexican but always seem to do the same things.. this will mix it up a bit (but still with the Mexican flavour we love)

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  • Omg … we are a Mexican loving family so this is sure to be a hit… it looks and sounds amazing …with the cooler weather creeping in fast it’s on my weekly planner for sure

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  • I’ve never made anything like this but it looks interesting to try.

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  • What an awesome idea

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  • Love this recipe. So simple yet delicious.

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  • If enchiladas and a layer cake had a baby, this would be it ????

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  • Nice presentation :)

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  • Sounds delicious but a bit fattening- I’d only do this as a treat.

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  • Great for special dinner.

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  • This looks really good

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  • Sounds perfect for dinner

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  • I do love me some Mexican food, adding to my shopping list!

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  • perfect for the next card night

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