Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Chicken Enchiladas
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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Tex Mex Chicken Enchiladas Recipe. Rolled tortillas stuffed with creamy, cheesy chicken filling, drizzled with a tangy tomato sauce and baked golden.

Ingredients of Chicken Enchiladas

  • For Chicken Enchiladas:
  • 8 tortillas (flour or corn)
  • Melted butter
  • 2 cups cooked chicken - diced
  • 3/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 2 Tbsp chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 clove garlic - crushed
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 packets tomato puree
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  • Topping:
  • 2 Tbsp chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make Chicken Enchiladas

  1. For the Chicken Enchiladas:
  2. Brush the tortillas with butter on both sides.
  3. In center of each tortilla, pile about 1/4 cup of the diced chicken, one or two tbsp of the ripe olives, a tsp of chopped onion and a sprinkling of shredded cheese.
  4. Roll up and place filled tortillas side by side in a buttered baking dish, 11x7-inch or 9-inch square.

  5. For the Sauce:
  6. Heat oil in a saucepan, saute the garlic in it.
  7. Add tomato puree, water, salt and chilli powder.
  8. Pour the sauce over the rolls and sprinkle 2 Tbsp of chopped onion and 1/4 cup shredded cheese.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 to 20 minutes. Serve hot.