Casseroles

Chicken Tamale Pie Recipe

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Chicken tamale pie is an awesome family meal you can make it from scratch for dinner on a weekend like I did here, or cut some corners and save some time and use a couple convenience items to make this a quick weeknight meal. Its up to you!

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Filling & Sauce:
4 large chicken thighs boneless and skinless
garlic salt - liberal sprinkling
Chile Margarita Spiceologist rub (or substitute chile powder but I HIGHLY recommend that rub!)
1 - 14.5 oz can stewed tomatoes with onions bell peppers, and celery
1 - 14.5 oz can Hunt's Spicy Red Pepper diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons Chile Margarita Spiceologist Rub (again sub regular chile powder to taste and add a squeeze of lime if you'd like.)
1 - 7 3/4 oz El Pato green jalapeno salsa
Tamale Base:
1/2 cup cornmeal
2/3 cup flour
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons avocado oil
1/3 cup milk
1 egg
1 small can diced chiles - drained
1 can corn drained
3-4 cups Mexican blend cheese
Season the chicken thighs with garlic salt and Chile Margarita Spiceologist Rub. Grill over medium heat until the outside is no longer pink, and there are some good grill marks on each side, about 3-4...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
319

Sodium
388mg
16% DV

Fat
17g
27% DV

Protein
9g
18% DV

Carbs
27g
9% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV