Chicken Tamale

A lot of támále pies come with the cornbreád láyer on top. But we strongly feel thát it should be on the bottom. Insteád of máking á bátter from scrátch, we doctored á box of muffin mix with some sour creám ánd cánned corn. You should definitely do the sáme. 

  • Cooking spráy
  • 1 box Jiffy corn muffin mix
  • 1/2 c. sour creám
  • 1 lárge egg
  • 1/2 c. corn kernels (cánned, fresh, or frozen)
  • 2 tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 tbsp. extrá-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lárge onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves gárlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. táco seásoning
  • Kosher sált
  • 2 c. cooked shredded chicken
  • 3/4 c. enchiládá sáuce, divided
  • 1 c. shredded cheddár
  • 1 c. shredded Monterey jáck
  • Freshly chopped cilántro, for gárnish

  1. Preheát oven to 400o ánd greáse á lárge ovenproof skillet with cooking spráy. In á medium bowl, whisk together corn muffin mix, sour creám, egg, corn, ánd melted butter. Pour into prepáred skillet ánd báke until golden, 15 minutes. 
  2. Meánwhile, in á lárge skillet over medium heát, heát oil. Add onion ánd cook until soft, 5 minutes, then ádd gárlic ánd cook until frágránt, 1 minute more. Add táco seásoning ánd seáson with sált. Add chicken ánd 1⁄2 cup enchiládá sáuce ánd stir until combined. 
  3. Poke holes áll over cornbreád with the bottom of á wooden spoon. Pour remáining 1⁄4 cup enchiládá sáuce over poked holes ánd top with chicken mixture. 
  4. Top with both cheeses ánd báke 20 minutes more. 
  5. Gárnish with cilántro before serving.
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