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Chicken Enchiladas

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: enchiladas, chicken enchiladas
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 507kcal
Author: Laureen King
easy to make enchiladas are cheesy and have just the right amount of spice.
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Ingredients

  • 6 large flour tortillas
  • 1 lb shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped jalapeño peppers
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups Homemade Enchilada Sauce
  • optional - hot sauce
  • garnish options: fresh avocado,fresh tomatoes, green onions, peppers

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350º
  • In large skillet saute onions until soft and browned.
  • Add chopped jalapeño pepper and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • Blend together all the shredded cheese.
  • Shred cooked chicken and place in large bowl.
  • Stir in onions and jalapeño pepper.
  • Toss 1/2 of cheese mixture with chicken.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup Enchilada sauce.
  • Spread 1/2 cup enchilada sauce bottom of 9x13 baking pan.
  • Lay out tortillas and fill with chicken mixture, dividing mixture equally.
  • Roll tortillas and place tortillas seam side down in baking pan.
  • Spread remaining Enchilada sauce over tortillas.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Bake 20 to 30 minutes until bubbly.
  • Garnish as desired with fresh avocado, green onion, chopped tomatoes, peppers

Nutrition

Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1463mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1230IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 414mg | Iron: 2.9mg