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Simply Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

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Easy to assemble, deliciously creamy and a great choice for once-a-month cooking. And there is NO canned cream soup in my enchiladas -- Hope you give them a try!

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 8 flour tortillas, softened (8 inches each)
  • 1 1/2 cups grated monterey jack cheese or 1 1/2 cups Mexican blend cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chilies

Details

Servings 8
Preparation time 25mins
Cooking time 45mins
Adapted from mexican.food.com

Preparation

Step 1

1. In frypan, cook chicken and onion together in oil over medium-high heat until chicken is just done.

2. Divide cooked chicken evenly between 8 tortillas; add 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese to each tortilla.

3. Roll enchiladas and place seam-side down in 9x13" baking dish that has been lightly sprayed with no-stick cooking spray.

4. Melt butter in a medium saucepan; stir in flour to make a roux; stir and cook until bubbly; gradually whisk in chicken broth then bring to boiling, stirring frequently.

5. Remove from heat; stir in sour cream and green chiles; pour sauce evenly over enchiladas. 6 Top with remaining 3/4 cup cheese (baking dish may be double-wrapped and frozen at this point) and bake at 400 degrees fahrenheit for 20 minutes until cheese is melted and sauce near edges of baking dish is bubbly.

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