Chicken Enchilada Quiche
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Chicken Enchilada Quiche

Course Breakfast, brunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican Inspired
Keyword chicken-enchilada-quiche
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 9 inch frozen deep dish pie shell
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 1/2 cup medium thick and chunky salsa
  • 2 tsp taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 cup roughly chopped rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips or Nacho Doritos divided
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced. plus additional for garnishing
  • 2 cups colby jack or pepper jack cheese divided
  • Assorted toppings for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Place a frozen deep dish pie crust on a large baking sheet. Set aside.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and half & half until smooth. Add salsa, taco seasoning, garlic salt and lemon pepper. Mix well.
  • Stir in the chicken, 3/4 cup tortilla chips, green onion and 1 cup cheese. Stir until evenly distributed. (Reserve 1/4 cup tortilla chips for the top)
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup shredded cheese onto the bottom of the pie shell. Pour the filling evenly into the shell.
  • Sprinkle top with reserved 1/4 cup tortilla chips and 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 30 minutes. Check for browning and lay a piece of foil on top, if needed.
  • Continue to bake an additional 20-30 minutes or until the center is set when gently shaken.
  • Rest for at lest 30 minutes prior to cutting.
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream, salsa and green onion, if desired.