Baked Chicken Enchiladas

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    30 minutes

    A delicious Mexican dish. Serve 2 to 3 enchiladas on a plate and surround with lettuce and tomatoes. Top with your choice of guacamole or sour cream or both.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1 pinch ground black pepper
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil for frying
    • 12 corn tortillas
    • 125g pickled green peppers, drained
    • 2 cups grated Cheddar cheese

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat an oven to 200 degrees C. Grease a 20x30cm baking dish. Combine the chicken, sour cream, salt and pepper in a bowl; set aside.
    2. Heat the oil in a frypan over medium-high heat. Dip the corn tortillas into the hot oil one at a time until softened, about 10 seconds each.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until the cheese has melted and the enchiladas are hot, 12 to 15 minutes.
    4. Spoon a heaping tablespoon of chicken mixture onto each tortilla, spread down the center and roll into a cylinder. Place seam side down into the prepared baking dish. When all tortillas are filled and rolled, sprinkle the green peppers over all and top with the grated cheese.
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    This was very easy, fast and delicious! I sauted some garlic and olive oil and added some salsa to the sauce for more flavor. My family loved it!  -  18 Nov 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    WOW! This was delicious! I made it exactly as stated only I used reduced fat sour cream and 2% monterey jack cheese to cut calories a little. My daughter who is super picky about her food raved about it! I made the whole tray and there was none left! Awesome!  -  19 Nov 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    I really wish I'd read the reviews (all of them) before I made these. It seems that a lot of people who rated this a four or five altered the recipe and added flavor. I found that this lacked flavor. I followed the recipe exactly as far as ingredients were concerned. I did use some of the cheese and chilies in the filling, but still found that these were incredibly bland and somewhat dry. The toppings are what made them taste good. I topped mine with sour cream and guacamole and added more of each as I ate my serving. My husband, on the other hand, doesn't care for guacamole and passed on the sour cream. He didn't finish his portion. It does make a beautiful presentation, but I probably won't make this one again.  -  30 Jan 2012  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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