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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

20-Minute Chicken Enchiladas

Quick tip: While the sauce cooks, shred the chicken. For a spicy kick, top with chopped jalapeños.

Cooking Light JULY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 2 enchiladas and 1 tablespoon sour cream)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup prechopped onion
  • 1 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15-ounce) can unsalted tomato sauce
  • 3 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast (about 15 ounces)
  • 1 (15-ounce) can unsalted black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 ounces preshredded 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir with a whisk. Bring to a boil over high heat; cook 2 minutes or until thickened. Reserve 1 1/2 cups sauce mixture. Add chicken and beans to pan; cook 2 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly heated.

3. Stack tortillas; wrap stack in damp paper towels and microwave at HIGH for 25 seconds. Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture in center of each tortilla; roll up. Arrange tortillas, seam sides down, in bottom of a 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with reserved sauce and cheese. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned and sauce is bubbly. Top with tomato and cilantro. Serve with sour cream.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 374
  • Fat: 13.2g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 31.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 35.2g
  • Fiber: 6.2g
  • Cholesterol: 100mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 569mg
  • Calcium: 189mg
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