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    Fred's Green Chile & Chicken Enchiladas

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    2 hrs

    1 hr 30 mins

    30 mins

    Ridgely's Note:

    This is a great recipe for chicken enchiladas. I got this recipe several years ago when I worked with a local celebrity chef, and this is his recipe. I have however, made some necessary changes to make it not so high in fat. And 1 enchilada will fill you up!

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    1. 1
      In a large heavy fry pan or skillet, melt the butter over a medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add the onion and the garlic.
    3. 3
      Saute about 4 minutes, then add the chopped chilies, tomatoes, bell pepper, cilantro, broth and cumin.
    4. 4
      Let this mixture simmer over a medium low heat about an hour, stirring occasionally, uncovered (add more chicken broth if mixture gets too thick and dry).
    5. 5
      Remove from the heat and dip (to soften) each tortilla in the sauce, lay flat then place strips of chicken, 1-2 pieces of Jack cheese and 1-2 strips of green chilies at one end of the tortilla.
    6. 6
      Roll the filled tortilla and place in a lightly greased large baking dish or pan, seam-side down.
    7. 7
      Fill the pan with the rolled tortillas.
    8. 8
      Pour the sauce over all.
    9. 9
      Combine the soup and cream and pour over all then cover with the shredded cheese.
    10. 10
      Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 30 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 28, 2006


      These were delicious enchiladas. They are rich and cheesy, and very filling. I substituted a 14-1/2 oz. can of undrained, "petite diced" tomatoes for the fresh tomatoes. Also, I topped the enchiladas with Mexican 4-cheese blend cheese. My family loved these and I will definitely be making them again. Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe.

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    • on January 23, 2011


      Very good. It only ended up making about 8 enchiladas. I only used one can of mushroom soup and I think that was more than enough. I think with two cans it would have been way over creamy. All in all, I thought they were very good. Tasted like good family Mexican restaurant enchiladas.

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    • on February 10, 2010


      I made half a recipe, used shredded pulled pork but made the rest as written. Great flavor and I loved the sauce. It is a very filling recipe and we only ate half a one each. Served with Mexican Salad.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fred's Green Chile & Chicken Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (571 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1299.4
    Calories from Fat 528
    Total Fat 58.6 g
    Saturated Fat 28.2 g
    Cholesterol 163.6 mg
    Sodium 2122.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 132.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 10.1 g
    Sugars 12.7 g
    Protein 59.9 g

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