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Make-Ahead Chicken-Chile Rolls

  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 6
  Boneless, skinless chicken breasts 6
  Monterey jack cheese 1⁄4 Pound, cut into 6 strips
  Canned diced chilies 7 Ounce, divided (1 Jar)
  Diced chilies 7 Ounce, divided (1 Jar)
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 10 Tablespoon, melted (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoon)
  Enchilada sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Flatten chicken breasts to 1/4-inch thin between pieces of wax paper. Top each piece of chicken with one strip of cheese and 2 tablespoons chiles; roll up. Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and seasonings in a bowl; place melted butter in a separate bowl. Dip chicken rolls in butter and coat in crumb mixture. Arrange chicken rolls in a lightly greased 13"x9" baking pan, seam-side down; drizzle with any remaining butter. Cover and chill overnight. The next day, uncover and bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes, until heated through. Shortly before serving time, warm enchilada sauce in a saucepan or in the microwave; ladle sauce evenly over chicken. Garnish as desired. Serves 6

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 771 Calories from Fat 318

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.5%

Saturated Fat 20 g100.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 288 mg96%

Sodium 1312.9 mg54.7%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.3%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 92 g183.5%

Vitamin A 70.4% Vitamin C 144.2%

Calcium 33% Iron 26.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Make-Ahead Chicken-Chile Rolls Recipe