How To Make Classic Chicken Enchiladas
Chicken enchiladas are a quintessential Mexican dish that is actually easy to replicate. Chicken tortillas are baked until melty & served with sour cream.
- 2tbspcanola oil,or vegetable oil
- 1small white onion,peeled and diced
- 2cupsshredded chicken
- 4ozdiced green chiles,(1 can)
- 3cupssharp cheddar cheese,shredded and divided
- 1cupsour cream
- 8large flour tortillas
- 2cupsred enchilada sauce
- chopped cilantro,for garnish
- chopped green onions,for garnish
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
In a skillet, heat up the oil on medium-high and cook the onions until just softened. Add in the chicken and cook until it is just a bit crispy.
In a large bowl mix the onions, chicken, green chiles, 1½ cups of cheddar cheese and 1 cup of sour cream together.
In a separate bowl, dip the flour tortillas into the enchilada sauce, then lay them flat in a baking dish, 2 to 3 at a time.
Spoon on ½ cup of the filling into each tortilla and roll tightly leaving the seam side down.
When all 8 are done, carefully pour on the remaining enchilada sauce and sprinkle on the remaining cheese.
Bake the enchiladas covered for 20 to 25 minutes, then uncovered for an additional 5 minutes.
Top with cilantro and green onions.
- Calories: 1156.66kcal
- Fat: 71.76g
- Saturated Fat: 30.84g
- Trans Fat: 1.28g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 24.73g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.80g
- Carbohydrates: 77.83g
- Fiber: 5.85g
- Sugar: 15.43g
- Protein: 50.70g
- Cholesterol: 183.38mg
- Sodium: 2668.02mg
- Calcium: 951.50mg
- Potassium: 600.67mg
- Iron: 6.14mg
- Vitamin A: 424.58µg
- Vitamin C: 75.49mg
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