Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

Ready in 45 minutes

You can personalize this dish by using either mild or hot salsa and sauces. Yummy!

"Absolutely delicious! The BEST enchiladas I have ever made. I made one modification - I doubled the meat to match my family's appetite. Excellent recipe, I will make again and again!"

- bandesmommy1969

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5 avg, 3 review(s) 100% would make again

Ingredients

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1 tblspoons Olive oil
1 medium Red onion; chopped
1 Chicken Breast
2 Chicken Thighs
1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese; shredded
1 1/2 cups Monterey jack cheese; shredded
1 12 oz bottle Chunky Salsa
1/2 can (4.5 oz) Green Chiles
2 10 oz. can Encilada Sauce; one mild, one hot
1 teaspoon Cumin
4 large Flour tortillas
1 cup Lettuce; shredded
1/4 cup Green onion; chopped
Sour cream

Original recipe makes 8 Servings

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Preparation

Boil chicken peices 20-30 minutes until no longer pink; cool and shred

Heat a large skillet and add olive oil; add chopped onions and cook until limp not brown

Mix cans of echilada sauce together in large bowl/pitcher

Add chicken and cumin to skillet and cook for five minutes more

Mix shredded cheeses together

Add 1 1/2 cups of enchilada sauce, green chilies and salsa to skillet and cook and stir for 10 minutes; until sauce is well incorporated; stir in 2 cups of cheese

Pour 1/2 cups of enchilada sauce to cover a 13 x 9 inch cassarole dish

Put a generous amonut of chicken mixture down the center of each Tortilla and roll up tightly; add to cassarole dish

Top with remaining sauce (to your liking, you may not want to use all of it) top with remaining cheese

Cook in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes until heated through and cheese is melted; let stand 5 minutes than cut enchiladas down the center to make 8 servings

Mix lettuce and onions together in a bowl for serving

Each guest can add sour cream and lettuce to the top of their enchilada as desired

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I'm making this for dinner tonight and am really looking forward to it! Thanks for the easy recipe, signed- new mom
Mfague 3 years ago
Absolutely delicious! The BEST enchiladas I have ever made. I made one modification - I doubled the meat to match my family's appetite. Excellent recipe, I will make again and again!
bandesmommy1969 3 years ago
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momluvstocook 4 years ago
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