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Healthy Chicken Enchiladas

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If you are fond of Mexican enchiladas. This chicken enchilada recipe is not only a tasty treat but also an healthy option. enchilada sauce, cream and cheese make the dish exotic yet simple.
Ingredients
  Boneless skinless chicken breast 4
  Olive oil 1
  Enchilada sauce 2 Can (20 oz)
  Corn tortillas 8
  Low fat shredded cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low fat sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Pre-heat oven 400 degrees.

Place chicken breast in baking dish, salt and pepper to taste. Lightly spray with olive oil. Bake for 25 minutes at 400 degrees.

Remove from oven and chop chicken breast. Place in a large mixing bowl. Add 1-can of enchilada sauce and mix well. Add 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese, mix well.

Heat corn tortillas in microwave for 45 seconds to soften tortilla. Pour 1-can enchilada sauce into a shallow plate. Dip tortilla in enchilada sauce, place tortilla on flat surface and spoon chicken mixture into tortilla, roll from one end and place in baking dish.

Top enchiladas, with remainder of cheddar cheeses. Bake 5-10 minutes till cheese is melted.

Serve 2-tortillas per person, with a dollop of sour cream and lime wedge.

Approximate calories: 455 per serving

Makes 4-6 servings.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6
If you love spicy Mexican fare, then you won't say 'no' to this Mexican staple. Juan Montalvo shows how to prepare this exotic yet simple treat at home using a slew of tasty ingredients. These homemade, healthy chicken enchiladas are so good that you will want to make them over and again.

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