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Green Enchiladas With Chicken

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  Shredded cooked chicken/Turkey 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Shredded jack cheese 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Diced green chiles 1 1⁄4 Can (12.5 oz) (1 large can)
  Dry oregano leaves 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Corn tortillas 12
  Salad oil 4 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)
  Sour cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped fresh cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh cilantro sprig 2
  Tomatillos/1 lime, thinly sliced 2 , husked and thinly sliced

Prepare Tomatillo Sauce; set aside.
In a large bowl, mix chicken, 2 cups of the cheese, chiles, and oregano.
Season to taste with salt; set aside.
Pour oil to a depth of 1/4 inch into an 8- to 10-inch frying pan over medium-high heat.
When oil is hot, cook each tortilla, turning once, just until limp and slightly blistered (about 10 seconds per side).
Add more oil as needed.
Drain on paper towels.
While tortillas are warm, spoon 1/2 cup of the chicken mixture down center of each.
Roll tortilla around filling.
Place enchiladas, seam sides down, in a 10- by 15-inch baking pan.
Cover enchiladas with foil and bake in a 350° oven until hot in center (about 20 minutes; 30 minutes if refrigerated).
Uncover and top with remaining 1 cup cheese.
Continue baking, uncovered, until cheese is melted (about 10 more minutes).

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4834 Calories from Fat 2729

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 307 g473%

Saturated Fat 132.6 g662.9%

Trans Fat 1.1 g

Cholesterol 921.3 mg307.1%

Sodium 3857.6 mg160.7%

Total Carbohydrates 278 g92.8%

Dietary Fiber 20.6 g82.5%

Sugars 33.4 g

Protein 248 g496.6%

Vitamin A 259.3% Vitamin C 1468.7%

Calcium 345.2% Iron 142.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Enchiladas With Chicken Recipe