chicken enchiladas

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I love this recipe you can use chicken or substitue beef. Its great either way! To save myself time on making chicken I buy the pre-seasoned shredded chicken or seasoned ground beef. If I dont buy premade stuff, i always season my meat.

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  • add   3/4 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
  • add   1 (4 ounce) can dice green chilies
  • add   1/2 cup thinly-sliced green onions
  • add   2 tablespoons corn oil or canola oil
  • add   1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • add   1/4 cup sour cream
  • add   3/4 cup cheddar cheese
  • add   1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • add   corn oil or canola oil
  • add   2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • add   1 teaspoon salt
  • add   12 6-inch corn tortillas
  • add   salt
  • add   1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • add   1 (14 ounce) can chicken broth
  • add   pepper
  • add   1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • add   2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • add   2 tablespoons chili powder
  • add   nonstick cooking spray


  1. Enchilada sauce directions:.
  2. Heat corn or canola oil in large sauce pan; stir in flour and chil powder; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Filling.
  5. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. prepeare enchilada sauce below.
  7. In a medium bowl, mix chicken, green onions, 1/2 cup cheddar, 1/2 cup monterey jack, sour cream, chiles, and cilantro.
  8. Stir in 1/2 cup enchilada sauce.
  9. Season with salt& pepper, set aside, heat 1/2" corn or canola oil in large pan.
  10. Fry tortillas, one at a time until soft (10 seconds per side).
  11. Drain on paper towels, spray 9"x 13" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  12. Spread small amount of sauce in bottom of dish.
  13. Spread 2 heaping tablespoons of chicken mixture in each tortilla& roll up.
  14. Place seam side down, side by side in prepared dish.
  15. Pour remaining sauce over, top with remaining cheeses and bake until bubbling, 15-20 minutes.
  16. Garnish with extra sour cream, sliced green onions and chipped cilantro.