Chicken "Bunchiladas"

Shelley Cyr

By
@scyr

I came up with this recipe after visiting a local mexican restaurant. My daughter-in-law says they're a cross between a burrito and an enchilada...hence the name "bunchilada". The queso is where the heat comes from, so use more or less depending on your taste.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
1
green pepper
1/2
medium onion
2 c
instant white rice
1
15.5 ounce jar on the border salsa con queso
1 1/2 c
mexican blend shredded cheese
8
8 inch flour tortillas

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Spray skillet with cooking spray. Cut each chicken breast into 4-5 pieces, begin cooking over medium heat. Slice onion and green pepper and add to chicken. Cook until onions are clear, peppers are tender and chicken is no longer pink. Remove from heat.
2
Prepare instant rice according to package directions.
3
Transfer chicken and vegetables to a food processor and pulse 4-5 times until nicely chopped. Return to skillet and add cooked rice, 1/2 jar of salsa con queso and 3/4 cup shredded cheese. Mix well.
4
Place approx 3/4 cup of chicken mixture onto 8 flour tortillas. Roll up tightly and place seam side down in a casserole dish sprayed with cooking spray. Spread remaining queso sauce over the top followed by the remaining shredded cheese. Bake at 350 degrees until cheese has melted, 10 to 12 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican