stacked green chile chicken enchiladas

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By Melissa Tsyitee
from Las Cruces , NM

I will follow this with the recipes for the stewed chicken and the Green Chile Sauce

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serves 3-4
prep time 1 Hr 30 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For stacked green chile chicken enchiladas

  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 12
    corn tortillas
  • chile macho (green chili sauce)
  • 2 c
    stewed chicken filling
  • 2 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • salt to taste

How To Make stacked green chile chicken enchiladas

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450. Heat oil in small skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Using tongs, place tortilla in hot oil for 30 seconds or until soft and lightly browned. Place on absorbent paper and allow to cool before handling.
  • 2
    Ladle a thin layer of sauce into a baking dish large enough to accommodate 4 stacks of tortillas. Place 4 tortillas in dish and ladle more sauce over each. Divide half the chicken filling among the first layer of 4 enchiladas and top with sauce and cheese. Add another layer of tortillas and top with the rest of the chicken, then more sauce and cheese. Finish with a third tortilla layer and sprinkle with some sauce and the rest of the cheese. Salt to taste.
  • 3
    Bake for 10 minutes or until the sauce bubbles and the cheese melts. Place each stack on a plate and divide the remaining sauce among the plates. Serve immediately.

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