Crab and Corn Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6


  • 10 to 12 ounces fresh crab meat
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn, thawed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Montery Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced mild green chilies
  • 12 corn tortillas (6-inch)
  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges
  • Sour cream
  • 3 cups Enchilada Tomato Sauce (see the recipe below)
How to cook Crab and Corn Enchilada Casserole:
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C) .
  • Prepare Spicy Tomato Sauce.
  • Combine 2 cups Enchilada Tomato Sauce, crab meat, corn, 1 cup cheese and chilies in medium bowl.
  • Cut each tortilla into 4 wedges. Place one third of tortilla wedges on bottom of shallow 3 to 4-quart casserole, overlapping to make solid layer. Spread half of crab meat mixture on top.
  • Repeat with another layer tortilla wedges, remaining crab meat mixture and remaining tortillas. Spread remaining 1 cup Enchilada Tomato Sauce over top; cover.
  • Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and bake, uncovered, 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with lime wedges and sour cream.

Enchilada Tomato Sauce Recipe

Enchilada Tomato Sauce Ingredients:
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
How to cook Enchilada Tomato Sauce:
  • Combine tomatoes with liquid in food processor; process until finely chopped. Set aside.
  • Heat oil over medium-high heat in large saucepan or Dutch oven. Add onion and garlic. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, red pepper and cloves. Cook and stir 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until sauce is reduced to 3 cups.


The Crab and Corn Enchilada Casserole recipe easy to prepare and so good!

This recipe for Crab and Corn Enchilada Casserole serves/makes: 6

The Crab and Corn Enchilada Casserole recipe is adopted from the Great Garlic Recipes - 1997.

Main Ingredient: Crab (more Crab recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: Mexican (more Mexican recipes)

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