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I am not a real great cook but I do enjoy throwing out some savory food on occasion. One of the entrees that I truly enjoy making and eating is my chicken enchiladas. My guests are always trying to get me to share the recipe, so in the public interest, here we go:

4 chicken breasts (boneless)

8 oz. diced jalapenos

8 oz. sour cream

1 pound medium cheddar

1 pound mozzarella

2 bunches green onions

2-26 oz cans enchilada sauce

20 tortillas

Cut up the chicken into small cubes and sear in a frying pan. In a large bowl, mix the peppers, sour cream, onions, and mozarella together. After the chicken is done, add it (still hot) to the bowl of goodies and stir in well. Grease a large glass baking dish. Pour sauce into a large bowl. Dunk a tortilla into the sauce until it saturates and then lay the tortilla on a plate. Fill the tortilla with 3 tablespoons of the mix (filling), and roll the tortilla up tightly. Place into the pan. Repeat until all 20 tortillas are filled, rolled and in the pan. Pour about 1 cup of sauce over the whole layer of enchiladas. Grate 1/2 pound of cheddar over the enchiladas and then place on middle rack preheated to 375 degrees. Cook at this temp. for 15 minutes. At this time I like to pour some more sauce and grate some more cheddar onto the enchiladas. Cook for 5 more minutes.

Serve hot. Most people will want at least 2 of these. Add some spanish rice and salad for side dishes.

Variations: diced green peppers for those who like less heat, sour cream with chives for the onion lovers, hot enchilada sauce, green enchilada sauce, corn tortillas.

I promise your guests will love these!

Comment balloon 3 commentsKevin Robinson • March 05 2011 10:04AM


I love any Mexican food Kevin, this sounds wonderful, and pretty easy to make too. Going to have to try it - bookmarked!

Posted by Beth Larsen, Sedona Arizona (RE/MAX Sedona) over 8 years ago

I have the chicken, will buy the cheese and sauce and try this recipe next week.  Thank you!

Posted by Dee Mayers, San Gabriel Valley, CA over 8 years ago

Do not forget the Tecate or a Big Ol Margarita with this one.

Posted by Kevin Robinson, Fractional Developer over 8 years ago