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Crock pot Chicken Enchilada casserole

Looking for a delicious Mexican recipe? Try this super easy Crock pot Chicken Enchilada casserole. Your favorite enchilada recipe cooked in a crock pot!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Crock pot Chicken Enchilada casserole
Servings: 8 -10
Calories: 336kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 3-4 chicken breasts (shredded)
  • 2 tablespoons Homemade Taco Seasoning
  • 1 can Rotel
  • 28 ounce can green enchilada sauce
  • 8 - 16 ounces shredded Monterey jack cheese (depending how much cheese you like)
  • 12 - 16 corn tortillas

Instructions

  • Boil chicken until cooked through. Shred using a stand-up or hand mixer.
  • Slice corn tortillas into quarters each using a large knife or pizza cutter. They will be in triangles. You can skip this step but it makes cutting into the casserole easier.
  • In a larg bowl combine your chicken with the taco seasoning and rotel and mix well. Set aside.
  • Spray the inside of yourcrock pot casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Pour a little enchilada sauce on the bottom of your pan, then start your layering.
  • Cover the bottom of the pan with tortillas (you don't have to cover every single gap). Top the tortillas with the shredded chicken mixture. Pour enchilada sauce over the chicken.
  • Top with shredded cheese.
  • Continue layering tortillas, chicken, sauce, and cheese.
  • You should have enough chicken for about 3 full layers. Finish the casserole off with a layer of tortillas, the rest of the enchilada sauce and cheese.
  • Place the lid on the casserole and cook on low for 2-3 hours.
  • Cut and serve with sour cream, tomatoes, cilantro and onions.

Notes

This recipe is delicious just the way it is, but you can easily alter it to make it your own.

Nutrition

Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 1183mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1025IU | Vitamin C: 8.1mg | Calcium: 263mg | Iron: 2.1mg