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    Chicken Cheese Enchiladas

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 45 mins

    2 hrs

    45 mins

    weekend cooker's Note:

    great tasting enchiladas filled with cheese. Preparation time also includes refridgeration time. Try it with my dip Chicken Enchilada Dip#327598.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-6

    Yield:

    dishes

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a shallow bowl, combine 1/4 cup water, taco seasoning, and 1 tablespoon oil and mix well. Place mixture in a large sealed baggie.
    2. 2
      Cut chicken breast into bite sized pieces and place in the large baggie with seasoning mix. Seal and refrigerate for 1-6 hours.
    3. 3
      Cook chicken in remaining oil over remaining oil over medium high heat for 15 minutes.
    4. 4
      Combine 1/2 cup salsa and remaining water and spoon over greased 9x13 inch baking dish, and spread evenly oveer bottom of dish.
    5. 5
      Stir together 2 1/2 cups monterey jack cheese, ricotta cheese, green chilies, egg, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
    6. 6
      Spoon 1/3 cup cheese mixture down center of each tortilla, top with chicken, and rollup.
    7. 7
      Place tortillas seam side down, over salsa mixture in dish.
    8. 8
      Drizzle remaining salsa over enchiladas and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup monterey jack cheese.
    9. 9
      Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
    10. 10
      To serve, top with a dab of sour cream.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 13, 2009

      45

      LOVED the addition of the ricotta in this. I think my family would really enjoy this with green chili enchilada sauce on top and I will try that next time. Yummy meal!

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    • on July 21, 2009

      55

      I love the addition of the ricotta cheese in these enchiladas. I did leave out the egg because it didn't seem necessary. Made for Please Review My Recipe Tag

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    • on March 24, 2009

      55

      Aussie Swap 26: Excellent enchiladas - very filling and full of flavor!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Cheese Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (396 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1012.5
     
    Calories from Fat 514
    50%
    Total Fat 57.1 g
    87%
    Saturated Fat 29.4 g
    147%
    Cholesterol 258.0 mg
    86%
    Sodium 2117.8 mg
    88%
    Total Carbohydrate 52.3 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
    18%
    Sugars 7.2 g
    28%
    Protein 71.9 g
    143%

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