Chicken Enchiladas for All to Enjoy

enchiladasEnchilada Ingredients

2 Cups shredded Monterey Jack cheddar cheese

8 flour tortillas (soft shells)

3 tablespoons butter

1 cup sour cream

4 ounce can diced green chiles

2 cups shredded chicken (fresh or canned)

3 tablespoons flour

2 cups of chicken broth

Salt and pepper

Directions to prepare and bake the enchiladas

  1. Preheat oven to 425º degrees.
  2. Cook/shred chicken breast and mix it with 1 cup of shredded cheese.
  3. Lay 8 tortillas out and fill each one with the chicken mixture, make sure they are each even. Roll them tightly and place in 9×13 baking dish.
  4. Melt the butter and add 3 tablespoons flour in saucepan. Mix about 1 minute.
  5. Add 2 cups chicken broth, whisking until it’s a smooth consistency. Whisk over medium heat until it’s thick and creamy (usually about 5-8 minutes).
  6. Add the sour cream, salt/pepper, and the can of chiles to the pan.
  7. Evenly pour the creamy sauce over the rolled up tortillas.
  8. Spread 1 cup of the cheddar cheese over the top.
  9. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until cheese is golden brown.
  10. Add salsa and/or cilantro and serve the enchiladas with chips and tossed green leafy salad.

©Copyright. August 2016. Linda Leier Thomason