Chicken "Bunchiladas"

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

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

How to Make Chicken "Bunchiladas"

Step-by-Step

  • 1Spray 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.
  • 2Prepare instant rice according to package directions.
  • 3Transfer 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.
  • 4Place 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chicken "Bunchiladas"

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




Show 7 Comments & Reviews

Winner, Winner Have An Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight Recipe

Winner, Winner Have an Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight

Kitchen Crew

Chicken is my go-to when I just can't figure out what to make for dinner. Whenever I find myself wondering what to make, I grab a package at the market...

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Need some inspiration for tonight's dinner? Try one of these 13 cluckin' great chicken recipes.

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Craving an easy weeknight meal? Look no further. Check out these simply irresistible ways to dress up chicken for a delicious (and easy) dinner recipe!