Mexican Chicken Lasagna

Mexican Chicken Lasagna

Thick and luscious Mexican chicken lasagna loaded with an ooey gooey cheese melt.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time90 Minutes


  • 500g minced chicken
  • 2 sachets Knorr Chicken Powder Mix
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 200ml tomato sauce
  • 500ml white sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 300g grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 packet instant lasagna sheets
  • Salt and crushed pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a large skillet and add cumin, onions and garlic. Cook until onions are done.
  • Add chicken, crushed pepper and chilli, sauté for a few minutes. Then add tomato sauce, water, Knorr Chicken Powder Mix and simmer for a few minutes.
  • In a 10 x 8 inch baking tray, cover the bottom with a few spoons of the chicken mixture, then a layer of lasagna sheets. Spread with 1/3 chicken mixture and top with 1/3 cheese sauce. Repeat this layering twice. Finish with a lasagna sheet and cover with cheese sauce.
  • Generously sprinkle more cheese on top and cover with foil.
  • Bake at 180°C for 60 minutes. Let it stand for 15 minutes before cutting.
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    Chef’s Tip:

    If the lasagna sheets are not pre-boiled add more sauce. The sheets will absorb the extra sauce, becoming softer.