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Receta Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas

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A quick, tasty Mexican dinner using shredded leftover chicken, salsa, cream cheese and seasonings.

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Raciónes: 4


Cost per serving $2.14 view details
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 cooked small chicken breasts, shredded using 2 forks to pull chicken into long shreds
  • 1 cup (250 ml) salsa, divided
  • 125 g (1/2 of 250 g pkg) Light cream cheese spread, cubed
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) Kraft Tex Mex cheese, shredded, divided
  • 8 flour tortillas (6 inches)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. (180 C)
  2. Heat large skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat.
  3. Add onions, peppers and garlic; cook and sitr 2 minutes.
  4. Add chicken, 1/4 cup (50 ml) of the salsa, the cream cheese, cilantro and cumin; mix well. Cook until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add 1/4 cup (50 ml) of the shredded cheese; mix well.
  6. Spoon about 1/3 cup (75 ml) of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla; roll up. Place, seam side down in a 13 X 9 inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining 3/4 cup (175 ml) of salsa and remaining 1/4 cup (50 ml) shredded cheese.
  7. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through.
  8. Makes 4 servings, 2 enchiladas each.
  9. For a spicier flavour, add 1 can (127 ml) chopped green chilies, drained to the chicken misture and prepare as directed.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 252g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 282  
Calories from Fat 119 42%
Total Fat 13.22g 17%
Saturated Fat 3.75g 15%
Trans Fat 0.17g  
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 360mg 15%
Potassium 576mg 16%
Total Carbs 8.61g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 6%
Sugars 2.09g 1%
Protein 30.61g 49%
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  • Katie J.
    Great Recipe- I added more cheese and a little more salsa to the meat mixture!
    Yo he cocinado/probado esta receta
    • Wendi Taylor
      Or try using the can of green chillies for a topping :)


      • ShaleeDP
        21 de Febrero de 2013
        This looks tasty! I would try this one... can be spicy too right? Very nice!
        • Dena
          06 de Junio de 2012
          Sounds delicious!!! Will have to try it very soon!!! :) thanks!

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