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  • Prep Time
    15 mins
  • Cook Time
    75 mins
  • Servings

White Cheddar Chicken Chile Verde Skillet

Main Ingredient: Poultry

Yield: 6 servings

Recipe courtesy of Lori Mclain, Finalist in the 2015 Black Creek® “Everything's Better with Cheddar” recipe contest


  • 1 can (15 oz.) creamed corn
  • 1 c. fresh yellow corn kernels
  • 1 pkg. (7 oz.) yellow cornbread mix
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 c. fresh pico de gallo, divided
  • 1 lb. ground chicken breast
  • 1 c. celery, diced
  • 1/2 c. onion, diced
  • 1 can (4 oz.) green chilies, diced
  • 1 1/2 c. sharp white Cheddar, shredded and divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix creamed corn, cornbread mix, sour cream, egg and ½ cup pico de gallo in a medium bowl. Set aside. Place 1 tsp oil in bottom of 12” cast iron or oven proof skillet and use it to brown ground chicken breast, celery and onions. Drain any excess juices.
  2. Mix the diced green chiles and remaining pico de gallo into the chicken mixture in skillet. Top with 1 cup of cheese and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top skillet with corn mixture and sprinkle the top with remaining ½ cup of cheese. Bake 35-40 minutes until golden. Remove and let rest for 5-7 minutes before serving in wedges.


Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 2 Years)

Black Creek® offers award-winning premium Cheddar cheeses that are recognized for their rich and creamy taste. Each of the brands’ offerings is carefully selected to ensure you receive a consistently delicious cheese that’s perfect for snacking.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 3 Years)

For over a century, farm fresh milk from the heart of America’s Dairyland has been finely crafted into classic, naturally-aged cheeses under the watchful eyes of certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers. Black Creek® Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese is made using these same time-honored traditions and carefully aged for three years to build a full, richly sharp flavor and delightfully crumbly texture.

Black Creek®  Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are conscientiously cultivated under the watchful eye of a Certified Master Cheesemaker. Black Creek® Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese is naturally aged to produce a distinctive flavor profile that’s rich and creamy with a pleasant sharpness. After careful aging, the cheese is then smoked twice to impart a robustly smoky flavor.



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