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Chicken Enchiladas

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Chicken Enchiladas

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  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts (trimmed & pounded if necessary)
  • pepper
  • salt
  • 2 1/2 cups enchilada sauce (store bought or from scratch)
  • 1 cup queso fresco cheese (finely crumbled)
  • 4 oz. green chiles
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro (minced)
  • 12 soft corn tortillas (6-inch)
  • olive oil spray (or you can use olive oil in a little bowl with a brush)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • lime wedges (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)
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    Calories430Calories from Fat200
    Total Fat22g34%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat200
    Total Carbohydrate21g7%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A45%
    Vitamin C140%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    They turned out delicious. My son was the one who told me about your recipe. I had one problem, my corn shells fell all to pieces. I had enough mixture left to fill up some flour shells. They were both excellent! Thank you!
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    Tache 6 months ago
    Super tasty. Shredding the chicken takes a bit of time but they are conpletely worth it. The cheese and chilies in the enchiladas were incredible. Be sure to use some good salsa cause I didn't and it detracted a bit from the flavour
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    Rachael Austin a year ago
    "The best enchiladas I've ever had." - my husband. I made my own enchilada sauce (dead simple) recipe from Dont Waste The Crumbs.
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    mike c. a year ago
    It was perfectly reasonable
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    Maria Morfin 2 years ago
    This is my go to chicken enchilada recipe. Each time I’ve made it it has been a hit and everyone enjoys it!
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    Lynne Martin 2 years ago
    It only made enough filling for 9 tortillas so I had to make up a cheese filling for the last three tortillas. I also would prefer more enchilada sauce, but other than that, the filling mixture was good!
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    Daniel Simes 2 years ago
    Really good! I cooked the chicken in my instant pot to save time, and added fresh jalapeños instead of the canned chiles.
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    Litza Gonzales 2 years ago
    Well, not sure why exactly but my family wasn’t a big fan. It may have been the enchilada sauce I used because no one seemed to complain about the filling. I’ll make another go at it using another sauce at a later time. Maybe you could share which sauce you use?
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    marta 2 years ago
    It was simple to make and really good. Everyone loved it!
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    Katy King 2 years ago
    Great!! The whole family enjoyed them!
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    Hannelore Simmons 2 years ago
    Yummy easy to make will make it again
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    Anna 2 years ago
    Turned out great! So tasty and well seasoned.
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    Jo 2 years ago
    The easiest recipe I added extra garlic and fresh parsley second time of making which made it taste not so heavy definitely my new go to
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    SunshineK 2 years ago
    Big pleaser - need less spice for kids
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    corina 2 years ago
    I used store bought sauce. Really good recipe.
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    Kathy 2 years ago
    Great! Included spinach & cheese. Would definitely make again!
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    Elicia Marathe 2 years ago
    I altered this recipe quite a bit out of habit from making them from a previous recipe, but all the ingredients were there a d it was enjoyed by all
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    Cristina Sabau 2 years ago
    This recipe is super easy to follow and the result was wow. Can't wait to do it again :)
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    Patti 2 years ago
    I really just tried this out of curiosity, as I am not fond of corn tortillas. It was so delicious that I've been making it twice a month ever since! The only thing that I changed from the recipe was using dried cilantro instead of fresh--basically because I hate cutting cilantro. Still a great recipe.
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    Ellenbecker 2 years ago
    Definitely could have used a lot more flavor.
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    Shannon 3 years ago
    Easy and really flavorful! ❤️
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    Andreea Lang 3 years ago
    Really good! I used mild enchilada sauce and chiles as my husband isn't a big spice guy and he loved it.
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    Splotchy D. 3 years ago
    super yummy. always a table pleaser
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    Russell 3 years ago
    Turned out great,delicious
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    Jennifer Hailes 3 years ago
    This was awesome, However I did add a bit more seasoning when cooking the chicken. A chopped onion, tsp of minced garlic and Tbl chili powder to add a bit of zing and more flavor!
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    Brittney N. 3 years ago
    Tasty! I will make it again
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    Andrea Sanchez 3 years ago
    This was amazing! Definitely a new family favorite!
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    Tina Ott 3 years ago
    Family loved them! Will definitely make again.
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    Brian Calhoun 3 years ago
    Great turned out awesome everyone loved it.
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    Dewberry 3 years ago
    Very very good and easy to make