Mexican Chicken Lasagne

Mexican Chicken Lasagne


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About this recipe: A cheesy, spicy lasagne made with corn tortillas instead of lasange sheets. Add as many or as few chopped fresh chillies as you like.

Mike Steadman

Serves: 6 

  • 450g chopped, cooked chicken breast meat
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon freshly chopped jalapeno or chilli peppers
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 450g pasta sauce
  • 450g passata or sieved tomatoes
  • 120ml fresh salsa
  • 450g grated mozzarella cheese
  • 450g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 15 small corn tortillas

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a large frying pan, brown chicken in butter. Add onions, chilli peppers, garlic, basil and oregano. Then add the pasta sauce, passata and salsa. Stir all together. Cover frying pan and simmer for 10 minutes over low heat.
  3. In a lightly greased baking dish, place a layer of tortillas, then a layer of the chicken/sauce mixture, then a layer of mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers twice, then top casserole with Cheddar cheese and bake in the preheated oven for about 1 hour, until cheese is bubbly.

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I love the idea. It is very creative and tastes lovely!! - 13 Feb 2015

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