Chicken Enchiladas (Rachael Ray)

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Total Time
25mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
15 mins

Very tasty, just like you get at your favorite Mexican restaurant. This came from the Food Network website, one of Rachael Ray's recipes. Don't let the cinnamon in the sauce scare you - it's a key ingredient. Also, use about 1 teaspoon dried oregano if you don't have fresh, as called for in this recipe.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.
  2. Wrap corn tortillas in foil and warm in the oven.
  3. Bring broth to boil in a saute pan.
  4. Set chicken into broth with bay and oregano and onion. Return to a boil, cover and reduce heat to simmer.
  5. Poach chicken in broth 10 minutes. Remove chicken breasts to a bowl and shred with 2 forks.
  6. Add 1/2 cup of cooking liquid and tomato paste, spices and salt and work through the chicken using the forks.
  7. Combine all sauce ingredients in saucepan and heat through, keeping warm until needed.
  8. Remove tortillas from the oven and switch broiler on high.
  9. Pile chicken mixture into warm tortilla and roll.
  10. Line casserole or baking dish with endchiladas, seam side down.
  11. Pour hot tomato sauce over the chicken enchiladas and top with cheese.
  12. Place enchiladas in hot oven 6 inches from broiler and broil 5 minutes to melt cheese and set enchiladas. Serve.