Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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yolanda garibay

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@yayaprimera

This is not complicated but time consuming, most of the time we do this for special ocasions.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10 to 12
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2 small
    bags of drynew mexico chiles
  • 2 medium
    garlics
  • 2 pinch
    mexican oregano
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 large
    chicken breasts, whole, cooked and shreded
  • 1 small
    onion to boil chicken
  • 1 large
    chopped onion for enchiladas
  • 1 1/2 lb
    monterrey jack chesse, shreded
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 lb
    lard/1/4 c. for sauce,save rest for frying the tortillas
  • 1 pkg
    corn tortillas

How to Make Chicken Enchiladas

Step-by-Step

  1. Enchilada sauce,cut stem and remove seeds from dry New Mexico chiles, rinse,in large pot boil water then put chiles in water, remove from stove and cover,let them soak until water turns cold,discard all the water,then liquifid in blender with 3/4 of blender full of water,do the same to all the chiles and you should have a kind of thin sauce, add your oregano and garlic and blend well,run through a strainer,save chile sauce discard skins.
    Heat large skillet put 1/4 cup of lard , add 3 tablespoons of flour to lightly brown,add chile sauce sitirring so wont be lumpy, add salt to taste.
  2. Fry tortillas both sides (soft) in lard adding as nedded,dipt into sauce adding chicken, chesse roll arrainge in plate pour more salsa over them, top with jack chesse.

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About Chicken Enchiladas

Course/Dish: Chicken, Tacos & Burritos
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #enchiladas, #Nana's




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