Mexican Chicken Cornbread Casserole

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This Mexican Chicken Cornbread Casserole has a creamy chickenhearted filling and a cheesy cornbread top. It makes a fantastic weeknight meal and tin beryllium made commencement to decorativeness successful 30 minutes.

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Mexican Chicken Cornbread Casserole successful  a formed  robust  pan.

Only 8 Ingredients

Only 8 ingredients are needed for this casual weeknight recipe. The creamy chickenhearted filling is simply a elemental substance of rotisserie chicken, canned corn, taco seasoning, rotel tomatoes, and sour cream.

Mexican Cornbread Chicken Casserole

For my casserole I utilized a packet of Martha White® Cotton Country Cornbread (6-ounce), but Martha White® makes a assortment of cornbread mixes that could beryllium used.

Martha WHite Cornbread mixes

Use Rotisserie Chicken

To marque this Mexican Chicken Cornbread Casserole ace quick, easy, and stressfree, I utilized shredded chickenhearted signifier a rotisserie chicken.

Mexican Chicken Cornbread Casserole Recipe Tip

If you region the chickenhearted from the bony close erstwhile you get location from the store and the nutrient is inactive warm, it is overmuch quicker and easier to do. If I’m not going to usage it close away, I enactment the nutrient successful a ample ziptop container for aboriginal and popular it successful the fridge.)

Mexican Chicken Cornbread Casserole

How To Make

I spot the chickenhearted successful a vessel on with a small, drained tin of corn, a tin of Rotel diced tomatoes and greenish chilies, a packet of taco seasoning, 1 cupful sour cream, and 1 cupful Cheddar Jack (or conscionable Cheddar) cheese. Give it a disturbance and transportation it to a 10-inch formed robust cookware oregon an appropriately sized casserole dish.

Slice of cornbread casserole connected  a plate.

In different bowl, (or you tin reuse the aforesaid 1 if you bash a bully occupation of scraping each the chickenhearted substance out!), harvester the Martha White® cornbread mix, 1 egg, immoderate liquid the bundle calls for, and 1 cupful of  shredded Cheddar Jack food you utilized successful the filling. Mix it together, determination connected apical of the filling, popular successful the oven. About 25 minutes aboriginal you person a hot, delicious supper and hardly immoderate dishes to clean!

Equipment Needed

You volition request a 10-inch formed robust skillet for this recipe.

There are a cardinal things you tin bash with cornbread too utilizing it to mop up your potlikker. Just look astatine the astonishing cookware luck recipes below.

Cornbread Waffles with Chili & Fixins’ from Brandi of The Country Cook

Cornbread Pan Sandwiches from Christy of Southern Plate

Chicken Taco Cornbread Wedges from Jenny of Picky Palate

BLT Cornbread Salad from Linda of Southern Pantry

Kickin’ Crab Corn Muffins from Melissa of Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

Cheesy Chorizo Cornbread from Paula of Call Me PMC

Stuffed Peppers with Cornbread Crust from Robin of Add a Pinch

Mom’s Mexican Cornbread from Stacey of Southern Bite

Taco Cornbread Muffins from Stephanie of Plain Chicken

Mom’s Meaty Cornbread Skillet from Tina of Mommy’s Kitchen

Mexican  Cornbread Casserole successful  a formed  robust  skillet.

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Mexican Cornbread Chicken Casserole

Mexican Chicken Cornbread Casserole

This Mexican Chicken Cornbread Casserole has a creamy chickenhearted filling and a cheesy cornbread top. It makes a fantastic weeknight repast and tin beryllium made commencement to decorativeness successful 30 minutes.
Course Casserole, Dinner
Cuisine Southern, Tex-Mex
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 489kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken, I usage a rotisserie chicken
  • 1 (11-ounce) can corn, drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Rotel diced tomatoes with greenish chilies, NOT drained
  • 1 packet taco seasoning, I usage debased sodium
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar Jack oregon Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 1 (6 oregon 7 ounce) packet Martha White cornbread mix
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a bowl, premix unneurotic chicken, corn, diced tomatoes, taco seasoning, sour cream, and 1 cupful of cheese.
  • Transfer into a 10-inch formed robust cookware oregon a casserole crockery that is astir the aforesaid size.
  • Mix unneurotic cornbread mix, immoderate liquid your cornbread packet calls for, egg, and remaining cheese. Pour connected apical of chickenhearted mixture.
  • Place successful oven and cook for astir 25 minutes. Let chill somewhat earlier cutting into wedges.


You tin alteration the spice level of this casserole from mild to precise spicy done the taco seasoning and the Rotel tomatoes which travel successful varying spice levels. I usage regular Rotel, but you tin besides find mild and hot.


Calories: 489kcal

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Originally published April 9, 2015.

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