Chicken Enchiladas

1
Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

This is one of those that takes a bit of time but is so good that you'll make time for it!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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4
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine
1/2 c
chopped onion
1 clove
minced garlic
16 oz
can diced tomatoes, undrained
8 oz
can tomato sauce
4 oz
can diced green chiles, drained
1 tsp
sugar
1 tsp
cumin
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
12
corn tortillas
1 1/2 c
sour cream
4 c
shredded monterey jack cheese

How to Make Chicken Enchiladas

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 13x9 baking dish with nonstick spray.
  • 2In a saucepan, melt butter. Saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, chiles, sugar, cumin, salt, and oregano. Simmer for about 20 minutes until heated through.
  • 3Soften tortillas in a warm skillet, then dip each side of tortilla in sauce. Fill enchiladas with about 1/3 c. of chicken and sprinkle with 2T. of cheese. Roll and place seam side down in prepared dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  • 4Blend sour cream with remaining enchiladas sauce. Pour over enchiladas in dish then sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 5Bake uncovered for 40-50 minutes until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted.

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About Chicken Enchiladas

Course/Dish: Chicken, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican




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