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Marvelous Chicken Enchiladas

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min.

Makes

6 enchiladas

Updated: Dec. 20, 2022
I love Mexican food, and this is one of my favorites. Try using Monterey Jack cheese in place of the cheddar for a slightly milder flavor. —Rebekah Sabo, Rochester, New York
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon baking cocoa
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro, divided
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with chili powder. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken in oil over medium heat until no longer pink. Sprinkle with flour, coriander and cocoa; stir until blended.
  2. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the corn, onions, chiles and salt; cook and stir 2 minutes longer or until heated through. Remove from the heat. Stir in 1/4 cup cilantro.
  3. Spread 2/3 cup filling down the center of each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the salsa, tomato sauce and remaining cilantro; pour over enchiladas. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover and bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 336 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 749mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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