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Chicken Enchilada Bake

Ingredients - serves 6-8

Coconut oil, for greasing baking dish
1 pound cooked, shredded chicken
1 can (14oz) El Pato enchilada sauce
1 can (6 ounce) of diced green chiles
1 orange bell pepper, seeded and diced
¼ red onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
¼ tsp chili powder
¼ tsp dried oregano
Salt and pepper, to taste
3 eggs, whisked
Cilantro, to garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8x8 glass baking dish
  2. In a large bowl, add shredded chicken, enchilada sauce, green chiles, bell pepper, onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano, and salt and pepper. (feel free to be generous with the salt) and mix well
  3. Then add eggs and mix well to incorporate
  4. Pour mixture into baking dish
  5. Place in oven and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Check at 1 hour to see if eggs have completely cooked through and cook extra 15 minutes, if needed
  6. Let rest for 5 minutes then garnish with goat cheese (optional) and cilantro