Chicken Chiles Rellenos

Sunday, May 1, 2016
This Chicken Chiles Rellenos Recipe is the easiest Mexican American Casserole dish ever!

If you have leftover boneless chicken, pork, or even hamburgers ground up, this casserole can be on your table in less than 35 minutes.

Love the flavors and comfort food. Great even reheated. A keeper for sure for all you Mexican food lovers.

The family loves all the flavorful ingredients and it sure is a nice way to celebrate Cinco De Mayo on May 5th creating a little party atmosphere in a hurry!

Our casserole even tastes great the next day for leftovers and freezes well for up to 6 months for another meal, so no worries about making too much!

Scroll down to our printable recipe card and see how simple this Chicken Chilies Rellenos meal is to make.

this is an easy casserole with chicken and an egg layer on top

Easy Casserole Dish

Struggle no more about what to serve your guests at your next Mexican Themed Fiesta party!

This easy Chicken Chili Relleno recipe is perfect for your American Mexican guests who love a change of pace!

It can be made in advance and even better since it's baked and you are free to do something else while baking!

Creamy delicious casserole and done in no time with basic ingredients.

Our Chile Rellenos casserole is as delicious as regular Chile Rellenos but in an easy-to-make casserole.

Perfect served as a main dish for dinner or even for breakfast or brunch!.

casserole slice of chicken rellenos

Step By Step Easy Instructions

  1. Whisk together eggs, milk, hot sauce, salt, pepper, and flour.
  2. Layer half of the green chiles in a casserole dish
  3. Top the chicken with 1/3 of the cheese, another layer of chiles, and 1/3 of the cheese
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the top
  5. Bake and let sit 5 minutes before cutting

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Casseroles Made Easy

If you were looking for a Mexican American dinner that you can throw together within 35 minutes, you're in the right place.

Our Chicken Chiles Rellenos is so simple made with easy pantry ingredients and the perfect all in one pan meal everyone raves about.

This meal can also be prepared ahead of time and frozen for up to 6 months, thawed in the refrigerator overnight, and reheated.

Chicken Chiles Rellenos

Chicken Chiles Rellenos

Yield: 10
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 35 MinInactive time: 5 MinTotal time: 55 Min
The perfect easy casserole filled with pre-cooked chicken baked with an egg layer on top with just a hint of heat.


  • 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 of refried beans
  • 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


  1. Preheat the oven of 350 degrees.
  2. Beat eggs, with the hot sauce and gradually add the flour and salt, and pepper ( I like a little cayenne pepper also. Set aside
  3. In a bowl add all the spices, garlic, and chicken folding the beans in last.
  4. In a 13x9 pan, spread the green chilies out over the bottom of an oiled sprayed pan.
  5. Top the chilies with around 1 cup of shredded cheese.
  6. Spread the chicken on the top of the corn, and add the rest of the shredded cheese.
  7. 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.
  8. Let sit 5 minutes before cutting.

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