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Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Enchiladas recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Enchiladas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hmbghettopic

Makes 8 servings



Yummy comfort food. Trying to figure out a way to make it less calories. Will be experimenting soon!

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Enchiladas

3 1/2 boneless chicken breasts
1/2 cup onion
1/2 cup milk
16 ounces half & half
4 tbsp butter
2 cups pepper jack cheese shredded
2 cups mexican blend shredded
8 ounces cream cheese
8 flour tortilla shells

Recipe Directions for Chicken Enchiladas

  1. Cook the chicken breast in little milk, salt, pepper, (I do mine in a crockpot on low 8 hrs while at work so it's ready to shread when I get home)

  2. Saute 1/2 stick butter with one chopped onion.

  3. Add 8 oz cream cheese, shredded chicken, 1 cup of each pepper jack & mexican blend.

  4. Add meat mixture to the flour shells.

  5. Pour 1 pint half & half over shells

  6. Bake for 30 minutes at 350.

  7. Add rest of shredded cheese last five minutes.

  8. Let rest before serving, to allow any half & half to soak up into shells.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 292.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
598
Calories from Fat
289
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
32.1g
49%
Saturated Fat
16.8g
84%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
137mg
46%
Sodium
993mg
41%
Potassium
347mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
26.5g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
44.7g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 59% Iron 5%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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