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Chicken Enchiladas Verde Recipe

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


Submitted by thanatos107

Makes 8 servings



A great use of leftover baked or roasted chicken.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Enchiladas Verde

16 oz Chicken, Roasting, Meat Only
1 cup Mild Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies
8 tortilla Life Balance Whole Wheat Tortillas
8 oz Mexican Style Four Cheese
29 oz Old El Paso Sauce Green Chile Enchilada Mild
2 pepper Peppers, Jalapeno
2 tsp Cumin Seed
2 tsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Garlic Powder

Recipe Directions for Chicken Enchiladas Verde

  1. In a pot, heat one can of Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilis.

  2. Add spices and chopped jalapenos to taste (measurements in this recipe are for a spicier version).

  3. Pull leftover chicken into small strips and add to pan to simmer for about 15 minutes. Add water when necessary, to keep chicken moist but not soupy. Simmering the chicken in moist heat with spices is key for flavorful enchiladas!

  4. Pour one can green enchilada sauce onto a dish and coat both sides of a tortilla.

  5. Spoon the simmered pulled chicken onto the tortilla.

  6. Sprinkle cheese over chicken liberally.

  7. Roll tortilla up and place seam-side down in a casserole dish.

  8. Repeat with remaining tortillas.

  9. Use second can of enchilada sauce to top the enchiladas.

  10. Sprinkle leftover cheese on top.

  11. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Advance

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 262.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
387
Calories from Fat
167
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.6g
29%
Saturated Fat
7.6g
38%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
68mg
23%
Sodium
1169mg
49%
Potassium
163mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
28.8g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
5.7g
Protein
24.4g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 52% Iron 17%
* 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
92% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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