Rating: 4.5 stars
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New Mexicans prefer these over the beef enchiladas associated with other Southwest cuisines. Prepare the sauce and the chicken mixture up to two days ahead, and refrigerate separately until ready to assemble the enchiladas.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2007

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

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Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 2 enchiladas)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine broth, 1 cup onion, and next 5 ingredients (through bay leaf) in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan; chill 15 minutes. Reserve broth mixture for another use. Shred chicken into bite-sized pieces. Combine chicken, remaining 1/2 cup onion, and sour cream in a bowl, stirring well.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Spread 1/4 cup Green Chile Sauce in the bottom of each of 2 (11 x 7-inch) baking dishes coated with cooking spray. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture down center of each tortilla; roll up. Place 8 filled tortillas, seam-side down, in each dish; pour 1 1/4 cups of remaining Green Chile Sauce over filled tortillas in each dish. Combine cheeses in a bowl. Sprinkle half of cheese mixture evenly over filled tortillas in each dish. Bake at 350° for 18 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Nutrition Facts

308 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 10.1g; saturated fat 4.3g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 2g; protein 27.2g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 3.4g; cholesterol 69mg; iron 1.2mg; sodium 382mg; calcium 198mg.
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