Chicken Cheese Enchiladas

Kevin Morris


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1 c
water, divided
1 Tbsp
olive oil
16 oz
16 oz
monterey jack cheese, shredded and divided
5 oz
can chopped green chiles
1 tsp
sour cream
1 pkg
taco seasoning
1 lb
chicken breast, cubed
15 oz
container of ricotta cheese
1 large
chopped cilantro
1 pkg
flour tortillas

How to Make Chicken Cheese Enchiladas


  • 1Combine ¼ cup water, taco seasoning and oil in a shallow dish or heavy zip-top plastic bag; mix well.
  • 2Cook chicken and marinade in a large hot skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often until chicken is done.
  • 3Stir together 1/2 cup salsa and remaining 1/4 cup water in a 13x9 inch baking dish until well blended.
  • 4Spread evenly over bottom of dish.
  • 5Stir together 2 ½ cups monterey jack cheese, ricotta cheese, chiles, egg, cilantro and salt.
  • 6Spoon 1/3 cup cheese mixture down the center of each tortilla; top with chicken and roll up.
  • 7Place tortillas, seam side down, over salsa mixture in dish.
  • 8Drizzle remaining salsa over enchiladas; sprinkle with remaining monterey jack cheese.
  • 9Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese melts. Top with sour cream.

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About Chicken Cheese Enchiladas

Course/Dish: Chicken, Tacos & Burritos
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy