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Tex-Mex Chicken Enchiladas

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Tex-Mex Chicken Enchiladas

July 18, 2013 Updated Jul 18, 2013 at 3:47 PM EDT

Head south of the border tonight for dinner with our Tex-Mex Chicken Enchiladas. This dish is loaded with authentic Mexican flavor and you don't even have to leave your house!

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 35 min

 
What You'll Need:
  • 2 (10-ounce) cans enchilada sauce
     
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken
     
  • 3 cups shredded Monterey jack cheese, divided
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobe sauce, finely chopped
     
  • 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
     
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine enchilada sauce, cocoa powder, chili powder, and garlic powder; mix well.
  3. In a large bowl, combine chicken, 2 cups cheese, chipotle pepper, and 1 cup enchilada sauce mixture. Spoon chicken mixture down center of tortillas, distributing evenly; roll up.
  4. Pour 3/4 cup enchilada sauce mixture in bottom of prepared dish. Arrange enchiladas over sauce, seam-side down. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas.
  5. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Remove cover, sprinkle with remaining cheese, and bake 5 minutes more, or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.
Notes
  • Serve with your favorite toppings and go-alongs!
     
  • Finish off this meal with a dessert that complements it. Put out our Creamy Spanish Flan and listen to all the raves!
     
  • We've got even more tortilla recipes we know you'll love. Check out our collection of 18 Crazy Ways with Tortillas.




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