Best Chicken Enchiladas

Best Chicken Enchiladas

Tastes like chicken!

Popular and versatile, chicken is a low-fat alternative to red meat. It can be found in a multitude of cuisines, takes well to a variety of spices and is economical. Readers submitted their favorite chicken recipes and we supplemented with a few favorites of our own.

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Best Chicken Enchiladas
Submitted by: Sherry Reuter, Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association
Best Chicken Enchiladas
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings
Ingredients
Best Chicken Enchiladas
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Heat oil and add onion and saute for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add diced chicken and green chilies and season with salt and pepper. Saute for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally until chicken is cooked through. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. In separate bowl, combine black beans with corn.
  5. To assemble enchiladas, on each tortilla, spread 2 tablespoons enchilada sauce over surface of tortilla. Add a large tablespoon of corn/bean mixture in a line down the middle of tortilla. Add 2 tablespoons of chicken mixture, then sprinkle with cheese. Roll up tortilla tightly and place in a greased 9x13-inch baking dish. Repeat process.
  6. Spread remaining enchilada sauce over top of tortillas and sprinkle with remaining shredded cheese.
  7. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition information: 747 calories; 22.2g fat; 1144mg sodium; 63.3g carbohydrates; 75.2g protein.

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