Green Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Submitted by mwatzke

Makes 7 servings



Chicken enchiladas in a green tomatillos sauce (courtesy Marcela Valladolid and www.foodnetwork.com) 1 serving=1 enchilada

Recipe Ingredients for Green Chicken Enchiladas

9 medium Tomatillos
1/2 medium White Onion
34 g Serrano Peppers
1 pepper Red Fresno Chiles
1 serving, raw Cilantro
2 clove(3 g) Garlic
70 7/10 grams Corn Tortillas
14 oz chicken thighs
8 oz monterey jack cheese

Recipe Directions for Green Chicken Enchiladas

  1. put tomatillos, peppers, and onion plus 3/4 cup water in a saucepan. Cover and boil 10 minutes until tomatillos turn olive green. Drain and transfer to a blender adding the garlic and cilantro. Blend until smooth and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Add chicken and a bit of cheese to tortillas (6-7) and roll like a cigar. Spread 1/3 cup of sauce in a 9x13 in dish. Arrange enchiladas seam side down in one layer snugly inside the dish. Pour the remaining sauce over the enchalads.

  3. Drizzle with sour cream and sprinkle cheese all over. Bake at 350 until the cheese melts and starts to brown in spots, about 30 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
274
Calories from Fat
132
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.7g
23%
Saturated Fat
7.4g
37%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
79mg
26%
Sodium
305mg
13%
Potassium
322mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
9.8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
25.6g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 27% Iron 9%
* 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
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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