Chicken Enchiladas recipe
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I HAVE to share with you the recipe I used for dinner tonight!! These chicken enchiladas are amazing!!
These Chicken Enchiladas are an easy dinner to make for your family. Full of flavor, they come together quickly. Kids would love to help making them, and especially love to eat them!
- 2 cups chicken cooked and shredded
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese divided
- 10 flour tortillas
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1 stick butter
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 cans chicken broth
- 1 4 ounce can green chilies chopped
Combine shredded chicken, chopped onion, salt, pepper, and 1 cup of monterey jack cheese.
Place 1/4 cup of mixture on a tortilla, roll up, and place into 8x10 baking dish.
To create sauce, melt 1 stick of butter in a saucepan on medium heat and add flour to create a roux.
Turn up heat to med-high and add 1 can of chicken broth. Stir until sauce is free of lumps.
Add second can of chicken broth and stir a few minutes until thickened. Add can of green chiles and stir. Turn heat down and add sour cream (be sure not to let sauce boil or sour cream will curdle).
Pour sauce on top of enchiladas in baking dish and add the rest of the cheese to the top of the enchiladas.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted.
Try adding cumin to the sauce for a little change in flavor.
For extra spice, try pepper jack cheese.
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)