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Chicken Enchilada Casserole on Pit Boss Pro Series 1100 
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Chicken Enchilada Casserole on Pit Boss Pro Series 1100 Pellet Grill  

So, this recipe is so Easy, Simple and Delicious.  You must give it a try!   

If it goes in the oven, it goes in the pellet smoker!

It's that simple. So basically I got the idea from making chicken enchilada casserole in a slow cooker.  Instead of using a slow cooker, I used my Pit Boss pellet smoker and the results were amazing! So amazing, my wife told me to remember this recipe!  That is the Ultimate compliment!  So here we go, 6 ingredients with a ton of flavor! 

And I used Pit Boss Cherry, Apple and Maple Blend pellets which you won't get an over powering smoke flavor, but you will get just enough.

Ingredients:
  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 24 Oz of Red Chile Enchilada Sauce. 
  • (Home made or jar. I cheated and used a jar and a half of our favorite Nana's Red Chile Enchalada Sauce)
  • 1 can Sliced Black Olives
  • Garlic Pepper
  • 6 Corn Tortillas cut into strips
  • About 2 Cups Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese

For Home made Red Chile Enchilada Sauce, I have a recipe here on ManKitchenRecipes, just use the search and you will find it. 

Directions:

  1. In a foil pan, add about 8 oz of red chile enchilada sauce to the bottom. 
  2. Place both chicken breasts in pan and sprinkle with garlic pepper
  3. Add the remaining red chile enchilada sauce (A jar and a half) around the chicken, not on top
  4. Insert a temperature probe
  5. Place in pellet smoker at 250 degrees for 1.5 to 2 hours or until chicken reaches 165 degrees
  6. Remove from pellet smoker and shred the chicken breasts and stir well.
  7. Take 6 corn tortillas and cut into slices and add to pan
  8. Add half the can of sliced olives
  9. Add a cup of shredded cheese and mix all ingredients well
  10. Smooth ingredients in pan so they are flat
  11. Top with remaining cheese and olives
  12. Place back in pellet smoker at 250 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Let cool a few minutes and serve with rice and or beans and chips.  

 Note: If you don't want to save the 8 ounces of leftover sauce, you can add it all in but be sure to add a couple more corn tortillas or it will be too soupy.

Enjoy!

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