Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

  • 6 cups cooked chicken, shredded

  • 12 corn tortillas

  • 6 oz. chopped green chile

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

  • 4 oz. cream cheese

  • 1/4 cup black olives

  • 8 oz. cheddar (longhorn) cheese, shredded

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. chile powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cans enchilada sauce
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 cup bottled salsa
To prepare enchiladas, heat oven to 350 degrees, wrap tortillas
(6ea. X 2) in foil and heat in oven until warm and soft. Meanwhile, saute onion in oil for 3 to 4 minutes using a large heavy saucepan or cast iron skillet. Add spices, green chile and cream cheese. Cook over low heat to melt cheese. Add Mexican salsa and chicken, increase heat to medium and stir until hot. Remove from heat.

Using one large or 2 smaller baking dishes, spread about 1/4 cup of enchilada sauce on bottom of dish. Place even amounts of chicken mixture in each tortilla, roll up and place in baking dish seam-side down. Pour remaining sauce over top and sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees 15 to 20 minutes or till hot and cheese is bubbly.

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