This green chicken enchiladas recipe is filled with shredded rotisserie chicken, green chilies, sour cream, and cheese, then topped with a green enchilada sauce and more cheese, for a quick weeknight dinner!

Ingredients :

For the green sauce:

  • Green tomatoes – 18 pcs.
  • Onion – 1/4 piece
  • Cuaresmeño chili – 1 piece
  • Serrano chili – 1 piece
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic – 1 clove

For the enchiladas:

  • Chicken breast -1 piece
  • Tortillas – 18 pieces
  • Cream – 1 cup
  • 1/2 piece onion
  • Panela cheese – 200 grams
  • Vegetable oil – 1 cup
  • Garlic – 1 clove

How to make the Chicken Green Enchiladas recipe:

We cook the chicken with water, garlic, salt to taste and 1/4 of an onion.

At the same time we cook the tomatoes, onion and chilies.

Blend the tomatoes, onion, cooked chilies, garlic and salt to taste.

We heat 1 tablespoon of oil and fry the sauce, until it thickens.

We slice the onion quarter and dice the panela cheese. We booked.

In a frying pan we heat the cup of oil and fry the tortillas, one by one, for a few seconds. To drain and remove excess fat, we put the tortillas on paper napkins.

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When the chicken is ready, we let it cool, we shred and we reserve

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We heat the tomato sauce over low heat and we pass the tortillas one by one inside the sauce, for 10 seconds or less and place on a plate.

We fill the tortillas with shredded chicken, roll it up and place 3 enchiladas on each plate.

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On each plate of enchiladas we add green tomato sauce, place cream and add panela cheese.

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Notes and Tips

The green enchiladas with chicken can be accompanied by lettuce, avocado and even onion slices.


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