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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Chicken Enchiladas With a Twist

One of my favorite foods to make and eat is chicken enchiladas. They're easy to assemble and taste so good. This recipe has a sauce that goes over the top that makes this dish super tasty!
Here is the basic recipe.
Filling
2 to 3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded or 16 oz of canned chicken
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 cup sour cream (I use low fat)
1 small can chopped green chilies
Mix together in a bowl until well blended.

Put a large spoon full of chicken mixture on flour tortilla and sprinkle with grated cheese. Roll the tortilla and place in a sprayed 9 x 13 pan. You can usually fit 10 - 12 rolled tortillas in the pan.



Here is the twist. It adds great flavor.
Sauce
In a blender, add:
1 can mild green enchilada sauce
1 pkg. dry Ranch dressing mix
3/4 cup mayonaise
3/4 cup sour cream
2 cloves garlic
1 T. lime juice
Blend well.
Pour over rolled tortillas. (pay no attention to the beautifully hung towel)
Sprinkle top with cheese and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

You can put anything you want over the enchilada but you won't need to. It's delicious! (I'm a cilantro girl)

BUEN PROVECHO!

13 comments:

mysteryhistorymom said...

Guess what I am making for dinner tomorrow night? lol! I am going to print it right now! Thanks Connie! Lori

Kristina P. said...

I LOVE homemade enchiladas and these sound delicious.

gigi said...

Connie, this looks wonderful and I need to try them soon!

Sondra said...

I've never thought of using canned chicken... This recipe is similar to mine.... Next time I will used canned chicken... that will be lot easier. Thanks for the tip. It looks really delicious - I might have to make that tomorrow night.

Karen Burton said...

Man, those look good. I have been sitting here, plugged in, for three hours and I am starving...

Yvonne said...

Those look delicious--will have to give them a try. Thanks.

The Newest Mexicans said...

wuss

Camille said...

Gracias por la receta! Tengo que hacerlos una noche de estas!

Valerie said...

We love chicken enchiladas. I will have to try this sauce, it sounds sooo good!

Ann Marie said...

That filling recipe is mine..
But.. I have never had that sauce.. I will for sure try it next time.. But HOLD the cilantro! ;)

Barbaloot said...

Ooh-I know what I want for dinner tonight.

Kimmie said...

That looks absolutely delicious!! (love the colorful plate and the way you displayed to enchilada in the last photo).

I am starving right now as I just got home from work and haven't eaten lunch. Wish I could jump through the screen and enjoy!

I will be adding this to my list of recipes to enjoy. I think my family would love it!

Have a wonderful weekend!!

Cherie said...

Ooooh That sauce looks delicious - Love the twist!!