The Best Chicken Enchiladas are definite favorites! They begin in the crockpot, are easy to make and are amazing with my quick homemade enchilada sauce! //addapinch.com
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Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

The Best Chicken Enchiladas are definite favorites! They begin in the crockpot, are easy to make and are amazing with my quick homemade enchilada sauce!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 20 mins
Total Time4 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
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Servings: 8
Calories: 265kcal
Author: Robyn Stone

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cups enchilada sauce
  • ½ medium medium onion diced
  • 1 (4-ounce) can green chilies
  • 8 (10-inch) corn or flour tortillas
  • 12 ounces Monterrey Jack cheese grated
  • 2 green onions chopped

Instructions

  • Spray slow cooker insert with non-stick cooking spray. Add chicken to slow cooker insert and pour2 cups of enchilada sauce over the chicken. Cook on High setting for 4 hours or low setting for 8 hours. Shred chicken with a fork in the enchilada sauce. Drain green chilis and add to the chicken along with the diced onion. Mix well to combine.
  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread about 1/4 cup enchilada sauce into the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Spoon chicken mixture into the center of each flour tortilla. Top with about ½ cup grated cheese and fold two ends of tortilla over the filled center. Place the tortilla seam side down into the baking dish. Repeat until all tortillas have been filled.
  • Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the assembled tortillas. Top with grated cheese. Place in oven and bake for about 20 minutes, until cheese has melted thoroughly and has become bubbly.
  • Garnish with green onions or cilantro, if desired.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1enchilada | Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 1081mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 975IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 324mg | Iron: 1.1mg