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    Light Chicken Enchiladas

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    20 mins

    25 mins

    pinkie's Note:

    This started as a recipe for chicken chimichangas, but I thought it was boring and a little tasteless. So, I added more zip!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large skillet, combine chicken broth, onion, chiles and chicken.
    2. 2
      Cook chicken thoroughly.
    3. 3
      When done, remove chicken from skillet and shred with two forks, set aside.
    4. 4
      Pour the onion, chile, chicken broth mixture in a medium sauce pan.
    5. 5
      On medium heat, combine chicken, tomatoes, spices.
    6. 6
      Heat until warm and combined evenly.
    7. 7
      Remove mixture from heat, and let sit and cool for about 5-10 minutes.
    8. 8
      Spread an even amount of the mixture in each tortilla shell, wrap and place facing down in a greased casserole pan.
    9. 9
      Pour enchilada sauce and sprinkle cheese evenly over enchiladas.
    10. 10
      Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 28, 2012

      55

      I used rotisserie chicken and my whole family loved it. I mixed the cream of chicken soup in with the other ingredients!

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    • on January 11, 2005

      25

      It was okay. There was no mention as to what to do with the cream of chicken soup.

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    Nutritional Facts for Light Chicken Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (235 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 97.4
     
    Calories from Fat 14
    14%
    Total Fat 1.6 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 28.3 mg
    9%
    Sodium 402.0 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.1 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 5.5 g
    22%
    Protein 12.0 g
    24%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    fat-free cream of chicken soup

    fat free tortillas

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