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Enchiladas Ole

Yield 12 enchiladas.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped onion, divided
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 (16-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried whole oregano
  • 3 3/4 cups vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups canned chicken broth, divided
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups shredded, cooked chicken breast
  • 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 445
  • caloriesfromfat 67 %
  • fat 33.3 g
  • satfat 13.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 18.4 g
  • carbohydrate 19.8 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 79 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 419 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Position blade in food processor, and add 1/2 cup onion and next 3 ingredients; process. Saute chili powder and oregano in 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet 3 minutes. Add tomato mixture; simmer 5 minutes. Combine cornstarch and 2 tablespoons broth. Add remaining broth and cream to tomato mixture; cook 2 minutes. Add cornstarch mixture; cook until thickened. Stir in salt and pepper.

  2. Saute remaining 1 cup onion and minced garlic in 2 tablespoons hot oil in a skillet over medium-high heat until tender. Add chicken; cook until lightly browned. Stir in 1 cup tomato mixture.

  3. Pour 3 1/2 cups oil into a skillet. Fry tortillas, one at a time, over medium-high heat 8 seconds on each side. Drain on paper towels. Brush one side with tomato mixture. Spoon about 1/4 cup chicken mixture down center. Roll tortilla; place, seam side down, in a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Pour remaining tomato mixture over tortillas; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 15 minutes. Top with sour cream and green onions.

Light and Luscious