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Easy Microwave Chicken Enchiladas

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Easy Microwave Chicken Enchiladas
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4
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We take Mexican food seriously, and these microwave enchiladas are seriously amazing. We’re talking bubbly, cheesy, just-like-the-real-deal chicken enchiladas, 20 minutes start to finish and no oven required. Tasting is believing.

Ingredients

1
can (19 oz) Old El Paso™ mild enchilada sauce
2
cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
1
tablespoon (from 0.85-oz package) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
1 1/2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)
8
corn tortillas (6 inch)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3/4
cup sour cream

Directions

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce, the chicken, seasoning mix and 3/4 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) microwavable baking dish with cooking spray. Place 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce in bottom of dish. Working with 1 tortilla at a time, fill with heaping 1/4 cup chicken mixture, and roll to seal; place in baking dish seam side down. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  • 3 Pour remaining enchilada sauce over tortillas; top with remaining 3/4 cup cheese.
  • 4 Microwave uncovered on High 9 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and enchiladas are heated through. Garnish with cilantro; serve with sour cream.
Tips  

This recipe is family friendly but can be easily spiced up using either Old El Paso™ medium or hot enchilada sauce in lieu of mild.

Shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese can be substituted for Mexican cheese blend in this recipe, if desired.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
(
Calories from Fat
250
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
43%
(
Saturated Fat
15g
73%
,
Trans Fat
1/2g
)
Cholesterol
125mg
41%
Sodium
1390mg
58%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
,
Sugars
5g
)
Protein
33g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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