Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Submitted by smmuirhead

Makes 12 servings



Chicken enchiladas with a sour cream and jalapeno sauce. 1 enchilada per serving. Note: You need to double the butter, flour, chicken broth, and sour cream. I entered it in this way for calorie counting purposes since there is roughly half the sauce left over.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Enchiladas

2 cups shredded roasted chicken, meat only
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
12 corn tortillas
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/8 cup butter
1/8 cup flour
1 cup chicken broth
2 oz jalapenos
1/2 cup light sour cream

Recipe Directions for Chicken Enchiladas

  1. Fry torillas in oil for 10 sec or until limp. Drain on paper towel. Saute onion. Place about 2 tbsp cheese, 1 tbsp onion, and 1 tbsp chicken on each tortilla and roll up. Place seam down in a baking dish.

  2. Melt butter. Blend in flour. Add broth and cook and stir until thick and bubbly. Add sour cream and peppers to sauce. Heat, do not boil. Pour over tortillas.

  3. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes. Top with remaining cheese and melt.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 111.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
236
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.4g
22%
Saturated Fat
6.9g
35%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
214mg
9%
Potassium
167mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
13.0g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
13.7g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 18% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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