T’s Chicken Enchiladas

T’s Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken filling:

  • 3 Chicken breast or whole chicken
  • Salsa
  • Chicken stock or water – just to cover the chicken

Cook chicken in crock pot until done (I did this the morning of enchilada day – on low for a few hours). Fork shred the chicken and then put it back into salsa-water to soaks up remaining sauce.

Prepare enchilada’s

  • Rice (I just made one cup of dried rice and added lime juice and cilantro)
  • I used Trader Joe’s mexican cheese blend – just a handful
  • Enchilada sauce (I used Macayo’s canned green enchilada sauce – my friend recommended it & you can get it at Safeway)
  • Tortillas (fresh if you can get them – I like tortillas from Alejandro’s Tortilla Factory (you can get them at Safeway)
  • More salsa!

In baking dish pour in a small amount of enchilada sauce in the bottom. Prepare enchilada’s by mixing all the ingredients in one large pot and then scoop a cup or more to fill the tortilla. Roll up and place seam down in pan. Pour rest of sauce over the top and sprinkle more cheese – make sure the tortillas are completely covered by the sauce.  Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes. (It’s a good idea to cover with tin foil if you don’t want it to get too brown). Serve with guacamole, sour cream, refried beans, and lime tortilla chips. And more salsa!

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