Chicken Enchilada Bake With Salsa Cream Sauce

Chicken Enchilada Bake With Salsa Cream Sauce Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Not sure where I got this recipe, but it's a real favorite with my grandkids. I usually make it earlier in the day and then pop it into the oven when ready for dinner.


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1 1/2 c
chicken stock or broth
1/4 tsp
ground pepper, to taste
1 c
light sour cream
1/2 c
fresh tomato salsa, or commercially prepared salsa
corn tortillas, cut into 3/4-inch strips
2 1/2 c
cooked chicken, cubed
green onions
1 c
pitted canned black olives
2 1/2 c
monterey jack cheese, shredded
lime wedges, for garnish
papaya slices, for garnish

How to Make Chicken Enchilada Bake With Salsa Cream Sauce


  • 1In a medium pan over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour and blend.
  • 2Whisk in stock, salt and pepper. Stir until mixture boils and is thickened, about 2 minutes.
  • 3Remove from heat. Stir in sour cream and salsa and mix well.
  • 4Cover the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with 1/3 of the sauce.
  • 5Scatter half of the tortilla strips on top. Next scatter the chicken, onions, olives and half the cheese, and pour 1/3 of the sauce over all.
  • 6Top with remaining tortillas, sauce and cheese. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Bake, covered 30 minutes.
  • 7Remove cover and bake until bubbly, about 15 minutes more. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • 8Garnish with lime wedges and papaya slices.

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About Chicken Enchilada Bake With Salsa Cream Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Latin American

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