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    Chicken Enchiladas

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs

    30 mins

    30 mins

    Deantini's Note:

    This is one of our go-to recipes, loved by adults and kids alike. Serve it with a nice green salad and some guacamole and sour cream on the side. I like to pour lime juice over the chicken just prior to removing it from the heat, it adds a certain zing. The enchilada does not need to be fully stuffed. If you stuff them full, count on 1 enchillada per person instead of 1 1/2. The dish freezes well and goes from freezer to oven.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

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    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Season chicken breast liberally with salt and pepper.Cook chicken breast over medium heat, until fully cooked. Pour lime juice over chicken 1 min before removing from heat. Cool a bit.
    2. 2
      Shred chicken breast into semi-fine shreds.
    3. 3
      Preheat oven to 400°F.
    4. 4
      Assemble enchiladas having all ingredients prepared and in bowls makes it quick:.
    5. 5
      Smear a bit of sour cream over the tortilla (not too much).
    6. 6
      Place salsa down the middle, approx 1 tbsp per tortilla or as per preference.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle chicken, green onions, tomatoes and cheese along the line of salsa. Add red onion if you are a fan of onions.
    8. 8
      Roll up and place in glass baking dish.
    9. 9
      Continue until done.
    10. 10
      Sprinkle a bit of cheese over the rolled up enchiladas.
    11. 11
      Bake in oven for 25-30 min until golden and crunchy on top.
    12. 12
      Serve with salad, guacamole, sour cream and salsa.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 07, 2012

      55

      Nice enchiladas! I wasn't sure what to expect with not having a sauce, but there was a nice creaminess from the salsa and sour cream on the inside. I had to make a substitution to corn tortillas to make it gluten free. Thanks for sharing! ZWT8

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    • on December 30, 2009

      55

      Very good enchiladas. We really enjoyed these and they were simple to make. Made for Gimme 5 tag.

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    • on November 05, 2009

      55

      So quick, so easy, but oh so good. We really enjoyed them, had leftover chicken, and this worked just great.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (316 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 551.0
     
    Calories from Fat 247
    44%
    Total Fat 27.5 g
    42%
    Saturated Fat 12.8 g
    64%
    Cholesterol 95.8 mg
    31%
    Sodium 997.8 mg
    41%
    Total Carbohydrate 42.7 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
    14%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    17%
    Protein 32.7 g
    65%

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