Chicken Enchiladas

Make it Mexican tonight by adding boneless, skinless chicken thighs, corn tortillas, spicy seasoning and shredded cheddar cheese in the mix. Smother it with a can of enchilada sauce, and enjoy with yellow rice on the side.

PREP
15
Minutes
COOKING
40
Minutes
SERVES
6
People
CALORIES
750
Per Serving
PROTEIN
43
Grams

Ingredients

6 Sanderson Farms® Boneless, Skinless Thigh Fillets

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon whole oregano

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

2 Tablespoons olive oil

3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed

12 corn tortillas

1 (19-ounce) can enchilada sauce, divided

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup sour cream

1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

5 cups cooked yellow rice

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Combine the salt, black pepper, cumin, oregano, onion powder and chili powder in a small container and season chicken.

3. Heat olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium high heat.

4. Add chicken to skillet placing crushed garlic around it. Brown chicken on both sides for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.

5. Remove chicken from skillet and dice into ¼" dices.

6. Use 1 cup of enchilada sauce to brush both sides of each corn tortilla. Stack the tortillas on a plate.

7. Spread ½ cup enchilada sauce on the bottom of a 3-quart glass dish.

8. Fill corn tortilla with ¼ cup cooked, diced chicken thigh meat, roll it up and place seam side down in glass dish. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.

9. Spread ¾ cup enchilada sauce over rolled tortillas and top with cheddar cheese.

10. Bake in preheated 400°F oven 20 minutes to heat through and to brown cheese.

11. Serve with sour cream and green onion slices on top and cooked yellow rice on the side.

NUTRITION FACTS

Calories

750

Fat

33g

Saturated Fat

15g

Sodium

880mg

Carbohydrate

65g

Sugars

6g

Protein

43g