Heavenly Chicken Enchiladas

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Betsy Wolfe

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@Wolfebets

Filling and great served with a salad; I use chopped leftover chicken or precooked thawed grilled chicken strips (found in freezer aisle.) I make a giant batch since all my kids are older and they eat seconds. This makes 2 pans or 12 servings. For small families, cut ingredients in half. I make one pan with flour tortillas and one with corn tortillas. Corn tortillas will be smaller so make a few more than eight to fill the pan.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 3 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup
  • 2 c
    sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 medium
    onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 4 c
    chopped cooked chicken
  • 8 oz
    canned chopped green chilies or 1/2 cup chopped jar jalapenos
  • 16 medium
    flour tortillas
  • 3 or 4 c
    shredded jack or cheddar cheese (use your preferred amount)

How to Make Heavenly Chicken Enchiladas

Step-by-Step

  1. In small bowl, combine soups and sour cream.
  2. Over med heat cook onion and chili powder in hot butter. When onion is translucent, remove from heat, mix in chicken, chilies, cilantro and ¼ cup soup mixture. Salt to taste.
  3. Spread ½ cup soup mixture in the bottom of two 2 quart baking dishes or 9x13 pans. Along one side of tortilla spread ¼ cup of chicken mixture. Roll up and place seam down into pans- 8 rolls per pan if they are same size.
  4. Spread remaining soup mix over enchiladas.
  5. Sprinkle even amounts of cheese over tops. Accent each with a few chopped cilantro leaves.
  6. Bake 325 degrees for 30 mins.

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About Heavenly Chicken Enchiladas

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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