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Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

overhead view of two green chile chicken enchiladas on a white plate topped with jalapeno slices and cilantro with a black fork beside them.

5 from 3 reviews

Homemade Hatch green chile chicken enchiladas with healthy homemade green enchilada sauce are the cheesy, spicy Tex-Mex dinner of your dreams! They’re perfect for using leftover chicken and roasted green chiles. (gluten-free)

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Ingredients

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For the Enchiladas:

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine chicken, chiles, onion and cheese in a bowl.
  3. Heat a skillet over low heat. Pour a small amount of oil in the bottom. Heat each tortilla in oil for about 20 seconds per side or until pliable and warm but not crunchy. Place tortillas on a plate with paper towels to drain.
  4. Lightly oil a 9-inch baking dish. Spread a thin layer of of sauce in the bottom.
  5. Assemble enchiladas. Spoon about 1/4 cup chicken mixture into a tortilla and roll up. Place in the baking dish, seam side down. Repeat with remaining tortillas and chicken.
  6. Pour enchilada sauce over enchiladas, spreading with a spoon to cover tortillas entirely. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  7. Bake enchiladas 15-20 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted. Remove from oven and serve with cilantro, jalapeño slices, diced red onion, or avocado (optional).

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