Chicken and Corn Enchiladas

Chicken And Corn Enchiladas Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From Bon Appetit The Christmas Season cookbook. This makes a lot and sounds like it would work well for a buffet and you can make them one day ahead.


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35 Min


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3 c
shredded cooked chicken
1 1/2 c
sliced red onions
1 1/2 c
frozen corn kernels, thawed
1/4 c
sour cream
1/2 c
chopped fresh cilantro
1 tsp
ground cumin
2 c
grated hot pepper monterey jack cheese (8 oz)
3 c
purchased thick and chunky mild salsa
3 c
red enchilada sauce
6-inch corn tortillas

How to Make Chicken and Corn Enchiladas


  • 1Lightly oil 15x10x2-inch glass baking dish.
  • 2Mix first 6 ingredients and 1 cup cheese in medium bowl.
  • 3Season chicken filling to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 4Mix salsa and enchilada sauce in large bowl.
  • 5Heat heavy medium skillet over high heat.
  • 6Add 1 tortilla and cook until heated through, about 10 seconds per side.
  • 7Brush tortilla with some of sauce mixture.
  • 8Spoon 1/3 cup chicken filling into center of tortilla.
  • 9Roll up.
  • 10Place seam side down in prepared baking dish.
  • 11Repeat with remaining tortillas, some sauce and remaining filling.
  • 12(Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill enchiladas and remaining sauce separately).
  • 13Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • 14Spoon remaining sauce over enchiladas.
  • 15Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 16Cover with foil.
  • 17Bake until heated through, about 35 minutes (or up to 45 minutes for refrigerated enchiladas).

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About Chicken and Corn Enchiladas

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

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