Blackened Chicken Enchiladas

Blackened Chicken Enchiladas

  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Creamy, cheesy, and so very easy to make, these Blackened Chicken Enchiladas are here to liven up your kitchen! Each enchilada is slathered in homemade salsa verde, filled with tender blackened chicken, then smothered in cheese, sour cream, red onion, cilantro, and a whole lot of love!

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 lbs tomatillos (with husks removed and rinsed)
    • 1/2 jalapeno (up to 1 jalapeno for more heat (with stem removed or for even more heat, 1 serrano chile pepper))
    • 1/3 cup cilantro (packed)
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • 4 tsp fresh lime juice
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • salt to taste (I start with 1/2 tsp for reference)
    • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or thighs)
    • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth
    • 1 tsp cajun or blackened seasoning (up to 2 tsp)
    • 1 chipotle pepper plus 1 tbsp chipotle sauce
    • 3 tbsp Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil
    • 1/2 cup sour cream (optional)
    • 1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil (or more as needed)
    • 12-14 corn tortillas
    • 2 cups Monterey jack or Mexican cheese blend
    • red onion (chopped for garnish)
    • tomatoes (chopped for garnish)
    • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
    • 1/2 cup sour cream

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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