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Chicken Enchiladas

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  • 2 1/2 cups enchilada sauce (homemade, recipe HERE)
  • 14 corn tortillas (6-inch)
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken (cooked shredded)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (mild or medium)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
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    Calories790Calories from Fat320
    Total Fat35g54%
    Saturated Fat19g95%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat320
    Total Carbohydrate51g17%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Camille 4 months ago
    This is a favorite in our kitchen now! My fiancé loves this! Definitely make the homemade sauce if you’re questioning making it or just buying a store enchilada sauce. It’s the best enchilada sauce I’ve ever had.
    Elaine Boland 4 months ago
    Homemade sauce is a plus. Only need a bit more cheese - will make again :) Thank you for sharing
    Claudia 6 months ago
    Amazing! Quick and easy, mostly because I cheated with ready made rotisserie chicken and store bought enchilada sauce. Needed a quick fix up today. Bonus: my cheese hating kid and my tomato sauce hating kid loved it!
    Donna Packer 7 months ago
    A very easy recipe. My family of 3 gobbled all 12 enchiladas up in one sitting. I used a rotisserie chicken from Walmart & added a few spices like chili powder, cumin, chipotle chili powder & garlic powder. I cheated & used Old El Paso canned enchilada sauce to save time. I used the combo Colby/ Monterey Jack shredded cheese. Garnished with bits of tomato, red onion & cilantro like the picture showed. Will definitely make again!
    Dillon 8 months ago
    They were a huge hit ! Thank you Yumily !
    Sandy Dobrowski 8 months ago
    They were great! The sauce is definitely a must! Made it exactly as stated, it turned out with perfect consistency and great flavor! Will definitely make this again! Thanks!
    Krisie 8 months ago
    Was great! Will be making again
    Lu 9 months ago
    Very good! Used rotisserie chicken and white corn tortillias. The use of the galon ziplock to keep them warm was brilliant
    SuperstarFoodLover 9 months ago
    The enchilada sauce was key to making this recipe. The sauce was wonderful. I’ve made it twice now. The first time I made it I substituted ground chicken for the shredded chicken the recipe called for. The enchiladas were delicious. The second time I made the dish I used shredded chicken that I had shredded after cooking in a crockpot. This time my wife said the enchiladas were better than anything we could get at a Mexican restaurant. We ended up freezing half of the batch. I plan to thaw the enchiladas and serve them this coming week. I’ll come back and finish the review after eating the thawed enchiladas. I plan to use the enchilada sauce in other ways since we both enjoyed it so much. It was easy to make and I know what the ingredients are that we’re eating.
    melea peang 9 months ago
    The sauce turned out great! One of the best enchilada recipe I’ve made. Will make again. My kids approved.
    s 10 months ago
    I used can enchilad sauce and it work fine. Use a couple of frozen chicken breast and did a 25 boil to cook them. Turned out great. Wife and even my Son liked the meal... He usually doesnt eat what I make....
    Randall Davidson 10 months ago
    Making it again tonight. Yowsa!
    Lisette Smith 10 months ago
    Used my own green sauce, added pico to chicken. Loved all the hints.
    Lanis Panny 10 months ago
    Very good.... sauce is delicious. I used a corn/wheat blend tortilla and it made them easy to roll after heating them . I needed to cook them longer. I was affraid they would dry out.
    Trish 10 months ago
    I added yellow peppers, really good!!!!!
    Ja'Rod Morris a year ago
    Good dish, would use a little more enchilada sauce inside of the enchiladas next time.
    Jussi a year ago
    Sauce is awesome! Will cook this again
    Allison Hackett a year ago
    My family liked this recipe. The flavor in the enchilada sauce was good. It made enough sauce for me to make an extra batch to freeze. I added sautéed peppers and onions and tomatoes to my enchiladas.
    Kenya Love a year ago
    Great recipe easy to make and delicious
    Jody Williams a year ago
    Yum!! Added sautéed onions, peppers and zucchini with the chicken.
    Ceci Gross a year ago
    Very good. Seasoned the chicken with cumin. Make sure to use all of the optional toppings: sour cream, onions, tomatoes, cilantro. I used Las Palamas enchilada sauce (medium heat).
    Sherri Rothberg a year ago
    Great I would make more spicy
    Chris a year ago
    super delicious and super easy
    Haarstad a year ago
    Super easy to make & my kids said it tasted just like a restaurant - I did not have shredded chicken only diced... they thought it was delicious - I will make these again
    Tamanie Pitts a year ago
    I will make again, using not as much chili powder very overpowering.
    Ellen Lasser a year ago
    Delicious! So much better than what you get in a jar. Definitely worth the extra effort!
    Nelson a year ago
    Easy and yummy. I would definitely make these again.
    Manders 2 years ago
    Yum! And the homemade sauce was incredible! Definitely a fav and will be using over and over!
    Kary R. 2 years ago
    Quick and easy and I added some spicy seasoning when I cooked the chicken and used the habanero shredded cheese - YUMMY
    BR Design 2 years ago
    Great recipe I added black beans as well