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    Chicken Enchiladas

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

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    Chef Sharon R's Note:

    These enchiladas are super easy, delicious and somewhat weight watcher friendly. Chimichangas, Tacos, and Mexican pizzas can also be made from the Chicken base recipe - use your imagination for other variations. See those posts for recipes.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

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    Units: US | Metric

    Chicken Base Recipe

    • 8 ounces shredded cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts (I use store roasted chicken or 2 half breasts simmered in water until cooked. (Tip shred chicken whi)
    • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chilies
    • 12 ounces deli style salsa

    Optional toppings

    • sour cream (optional)
    • cilantro (optional)
    • hot pepper sauce (optional)
    • jalapeno (optional)
    • olive (optional)
    • avocado (optional)
    • guacamole (optional)
    • salsa (optional)

    Enchilada Filling

    • chicken base
    • 0.5 (19 ounce) can enchilada sauce, green (or red if you prefer)
    • 12 corn tortillas
    • 16 ounces shredded low-fat Mexican cheese blend
    • 12 sliced olives

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cover bottom of baking dish with thin layer of sauce.
    2. 2
      Warm tortilla's between paper towels til pliable (15-20 seconds in mircowave).
    3. 3
      In center of each tortilla place scant 1/4 C of chicken base mix and.
    4. 4
      1oz Mexican blend shredded cheese.
    5. 5
      Roll tortilla - enchilada style.
    6. 6
      Place rolled tortillas, edge down, in sauce layered baking dish pour remaining sauce over all, top with remaining cheese and sliced olives.
    7. 7
      Bake 350° until cheese is bubbly about 15-20 minutes.
    8. 8
      serve immediately.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (244 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 213.3
     
    Calories from Fat 39
    18%
    Total Fat 4.4 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 32.3 mg
    10%
    Sodium 1020.5 mg
    42%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.9 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
    19%
    Sugars 3.3 g
    13%
    Protein 15.9 g
    31%

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    low-fat Mexican cheese blend

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