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Easy Microwave Chicken Enchiladas

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

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. ...MORE+ LESS-

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert 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 Facts

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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