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Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce recipe













Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 ¼ pounds tomatillos
2 jalapeño pepper
1 small onions
peeled, finely chopped
1 medium garlic cloves
peeled, minced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups chicken broth
¼ teaspoon salt
2 chicken breasts
boneless and skinless
2 tablespoons onions
cup sour cream
¼ teaspoon salt
cup vegetable oil
8 corn tortillas (6-inch)
1 cup cheddar cheese
sharp, coarsely grated
½ cup asiago cheese
crumbled, or substitute additional, cheddar or jack cheese



Husk and wash the tomatillos. Bring a pan of water to the boil, add the tomatillos and jalapeno peppers and time for 10 minutes. Drain and remove the stem ends of the peppers.

Put the tomatillos, peppers, onion and garlic in a food processor and process to a coarse puree.

In a large pot heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the vegetable purée and simmer 2 minutes.

Stir in the broth and salt; simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside.


Place the chicken in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring just to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer until cooked through.

Remove the chicken from the water and cool slightly. Shred the chicken and set aside.

Combine the cooled, shredded chicken with the minced onion, Stir in ¼ cup of the tomatillo sauce. Set aside.

In a 9- to 10-inch frying pan heat the oil over medium-high heat. Put 1 tortilla at a time in the hot oil and fry about 30 seconds on each side. Drain on paper towels. Cool slightly.

Spread a little of the sauce in a 9- by 13-inch baking dish . Spoon some of the filling down the center of each tortilla and roll. Place in the baking dish; it will be a tight fit.

Spoon the sauce over the enchiladas and sprinkle with the cheddar and asiago cheeses.

Bake in a preheated 350℉ (180℃) F oven 25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes before serving.]



* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 397g (14.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 50969% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 60%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 686mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars g
Protein 51g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 25% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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