Another one of those got to try meals with leftovers, this is a definite make again. Love the flavors and comfort food. Great even reheated. A keeper for sure for all you Mexican food lovers.
Chicken Chilies Rellenos Recipe
1 pound leftover rotisserie chicken
3 cloves garlic
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 16 oz can refried beans (I used fat free)
2 cups or more of blended cheddar cheeses
1 or 2 cans of green chilies
1 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
pepper to taste
optional: cayenne pepper
1 cup canned corn
Topping (this is top crust)
1 1/2 cups milk or half and half
1/3 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper
2 tablespoons hot sauce
4 large eggs
Beat eggs, hot sauce and gradually add the flour and salt, pepper ( I like a little cayenne pepper also. Set aside
In a bowl add in all the spices, garlic and chicken folding the beans in last.
In a 13x9 pan. Spread the green chilies out over the bottom of an oiled sprayed pan. Top the chilies with around 1 cup of shredded cheese. Spread the chicken of the top, corn and add the rest of the shredded cheese.
Pour the egg mixture on top and bake for around 1 hour or until set in a preheated oven of 350 degrees till browned on top around 35 minutes. Let sit before cutting.