Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Rose Published: December 2, 2020 Modified: July 8, 2021
Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

How To Make Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Shredded chicken is mixed with loads of cheese, wrapped in corn tortillas, and doused with rich green chili sauce to make these yummy chicken enchiladas.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4cupschicken,cooked shredded
  • 1ozgreen chiles,can, diced, drained
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspcumin
  • ¼tsponion powder
  • 3cupsmonterey jack cheese,shredded, divided use
  • 1cupcheddar cheese,shredded, divided use
  • 14corn tortillas
  • 20ozmild green enchilada sauce,can
  • 1cupsour cream
  • Salt and pepper,to taste
  • fresh cilantro, diced tomatoes,chopped, optional
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 9×13-inch pan with cooking spray.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the monterey jack and cheddar cheeses.

  3. In a large bowl, mix together the chicken, ½ of the cheese, green chilies, garlic powder, cumin, onion powder and salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Stack the tortillas on a plate and wrap with a damp paper towel. Microwave for 1 minute until tortillas are warm and pliable.

  5. Lay one of the tortillas on a flat surface and spread approximately 2 teaspoons of sour cream down the center of each tortilla. Add approximately ⅓ cup of the chicken mixture, then tightly roll up the tortilla and place it seam side down in the pan.

  6. Repeat the process with the remaining tortillas.

  7. Pour the enchilada sauce over the top of the pan, then top the enchiladas with the remaining cheese.

  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve, topped with chopped cilantro and tomatoes if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 817.46kcal
  • Fat: 54.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.33g
  • Fiber: 5.64g
  • Sugar: 8.59g
  • Protein: 44.74g
  • Cholesterol: 171.11mg
  • Sodium: 1471.27mg
  • Calcium: 749.12mg
  • Potassium: 461.03mg
  • Iron: 3.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 310.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.24mg
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