BBQ Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

BBQ Chicken and Cornbread Casserole
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Total Time: 50
  • Servings: 6-8

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About this Recipe

This is sweet and spicy chicken cornbread casserole is sure to offer a rich taste that the whole family can enjoy.


2 tbsp (30 mL) Olive oil
2 Medium onions, chopped
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1 to 2, Chopped chipotle peppers in adobo (optional)
1 (4.5 oz/127 g) Can chopped green chillies
2 tsp (10 mL) Cumin
1 tsp (5 mL) Ground coriander
.25 cup (60 mL) Apple cider vinegar
3 cups (750 mL) Cooked and shredded Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Chicken
1 oz (28 g) Unsweetened chocolate, chopped Dash of hot sauce (optional)
1 (24.7 oz/730 mL) Bottle chilli sauce
1 cup (250 mL) Chicken broth
Salt and pepper
1 (480 g) Package corn meal muffin mix


HEAT oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until soft and fragrant. Add garlic, chipotle, chillies, cumin, coriander and vinegar. Continue to cook, stirring for 1-2 minutes. Stir in chicken and chocolate along with chilli sauce and broth. Season to taste with salt and pepper and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until heated through and the chocolate has melted. Set aside to cool slightly.

PREHEAT oven to 375°F (190°C).

TRANSFER the chicken mixture into a buttered 9x13” (3.5 L) rectangular baking dish. Mix cornbread according to the package directions. Spoon the batter over the chicken mixture and bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.


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