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Latino - Chicken Enchiladas-- Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Lawson
Added: Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
Vegetable cooking spray
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped onions
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 jalapeńo pepper, seeded and chopped
3 10-ounce cans mild enchilada sauce, divided
8 corn tortillas
1 1/2 cups low fat cheddar cheese
1/2 cup diced tomatoes
1/3 cup sliced olives
4 cups shredded lettuce

Directions:
Directions:
Combine chicken and enough water to cover in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until tender; drain and cool slightly. Shred chicken, and set aside.
Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spay; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion, cilantro, and jalapeno pepper; saute until tender. Add 1 can enchilada sauce and chicken. Cook for 5 minutes.
To soften tortillas, wrap in aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees for one minute. Fill each tortilla with chicken mixture; roll up, and place seam side down in a 13x9 baking dish. Heat remaining 2 cans of enchilada sauce; pour over enchiladas. Top with cheese, tomato and olives. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until cheese melts and enchiladas are thoroughly heated. Serve over shredded lettuce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
281 calories per enchilada and 1/2 c. shredded lettuce.
26.5 g. protein, 7.68 g. fat, 25.3 g. carbohydrate, 59 mg. cholesterol, 323 mg. sodium, 304 mg. calcium.

 

 

 

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