Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Tasty Tuesday - Spicy Chicken Mexican Casserole

Spicy Chicken Mexican Casserole



Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds cubed chicken breast meat
  • 2 x 15 oz cans kidney beans
  • 2 x 8 oz cans sweet corn
  • 1/2 salsa
  • water as needed
  • 2 cups shredded cheese of your choice (I used cheddar)
  • 3 cups crushed plain tortilla chips


For the taco seasoning mix:

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Directions:
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute chicken in olive oil until cooked through. Meanwhile mix everything needed for the taco seasoning in a small bowl. Add taco seasoning, beans, corn, salsa (I would recommend mild salsa, because the taco seasoning is pretty spicy, but if you are fan of very spicy you could put hot salsa) and a little water if needed to prevent drying out. Mix it good and cover. Let it simmer for about 10-15 min over low heat.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Transfer chicken mixture into a baking dish and top it with half of the shredded cheese and all the tortilla chips.
  3. Bake for about 15 min and add the remaining cheese and bake until cheese is melted and bubbly.
Depending on how spicy you and your family like it, you could use as much or as little chili powder as you want!
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12 comments:

  1. Oh yum that looks super tasty!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!

    Hope you have a fabulous week!

    Jill @ Creating my way
    to Success                      

    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  2. This looks really good - I'm thinking it's something I could make on a Sunday and eat for work lunches during the week. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. This isn't a tofu recipe!  Why did you link it to a tofu recipe linkup???

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  4. This looks delicious! Love your taco seasoning mix!

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  5. This looks delicious!  I've just started making my own taco seasoning,  it's such a cool feeling.:)

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  6. HealthymommyhealthybabyMarch 14, 2012 at 12:55 AM

    Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum! Sounds so good, I just might try it! I'm stopping over from Tasty Tuesday on iBlog4me and I'm holding a recipe contest this month, you might be interested in entering. Read about it here:  http://jessica-healthymommyhealthybaby.blogspot.com/2012/02/its-my-blogiversary.html

    Keep up the good work!

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  7. I pinned this to my recipes. Thanks so much for sharing at Toot Your Horn Tuesday. I look forward to seeing you next week :) Mexican food is my fav!

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  8. Erin @ How to Nest for LessMarch 15, 2012 at 9:23 PM

    Wow, this looks FABULOUS!!

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  9. This looks yummy! Thanks for sharing! :)
    www.ourwholestory.com 

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  10. Thanks for sharing, looks delicious :)

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  11. Thank you so much for sharing your talent and creativity on “A
    Little Birdie Told Me…” Tuesday this past week! 
    It means a lot to have you be one of our birds of a feather!  I hope the party has brought some good things
    your way.


    Jenn/Rook No. 17

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  12. P.S.  spotlighting your post on my Facebook page today!

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