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Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

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A great dinner idea that is a snap to make and get on the table. You can use a rotisserie chicken or even use leftover chicken for this recipe
Ingredients
  Rotisserie chicken/Leftover chicken 2 Pound, shredded
  Honey 6 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 5 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), mince
  Monterey jack cheese 1 Pound, shredded
  Green enchilada sauce 16 Ounce
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour tortillas 10
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped (optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
2. Combine honey, lime juice, chili powder and garlic in a small bowl.
3. Toss this with the shredded chicken and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
4. In another bowl, combine enchilada sauce and heavy cream.
5. Spray a baking dish with oil.

MAKING
6. Pour ½ of the enchilada sauce mixture on the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
7. Fill the flour tortillas with the chicken and shredded cheese and then roll, reserving 1 cup of the cheese for the topping.
8. Place enchiladas seam side down in the prepared pan.
9. Pour remaining sauce over the top and sprinkle with the reserved cheese.
10. Bake for 30 minutes at 350° in the oven.

SERVING
11. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Enchilada
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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