August 29, 2009

Mexican Chicken Quiche

Mexican Chicken Quiche




Quiche goes south of the border with this tasty enchilada flavored recipe. Easy to make and filling, it's perfect for a busy weeknight meal.






Ingredients:

1 Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust (from 15-oz box), softened as directed on box
4 eggs
1 cup half-and-half or milk
1 can (12.5 oz) chunk chicken breast in water, drained (1 1/2 cups)
1 1/2 cups broken tortilla chips
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (8 oz)
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1 cup chunky salsa
1 can (4.5 oz) chopped green chiles
1/2 teaspoon salt
Pepper to taste, if desired
Sour cream for topping
salsa for topping


Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place pie crust in 9- or 9 1/2-inch glass deep-dish pie pan as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.

2. In medium bowl, beat eggs with wire whisk until blended.

3. Beat in half-and-half. Stir in chicken, chips, both cheeses, 1 cup salsa, the green chiles and salt.

4. Pour into crust-lined pan. Sprinkle pepper over top of filling.

5. Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until crust is light golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean.
6. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

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