Chicken Enchiladas

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Lunch, Dinner Poultry Over 30 min 6

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Chicken Enchiladas

Description

Try these easy to make enchiladas with homemade sauce – you won’t go back to store bought.
 
 

Ingredients

  • 1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter
  • 1 pound (16 ounces)boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 (12-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn niblets, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped green chiles
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
 

Preparation

Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
 
Melt butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add chicken; cook 15-20 minutes or until chicken reaches 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with fork. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm. Wipe out skillet.
 
Add tomato paste to same skillet; whisk in chicken broth until sauce is smooth. Stir in chili powder, cumin, salt and garlic. Bring sauce to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cook 8 minutes or until thickened.
 
Shred chicken using 2 forks; place into bowl. Add 1 cup shredded cheese, corn and chiles; mix well.
 
Dip tortilla in enchilada sauce, removing excess sauce. Place about 1/3 cup chicken mixture in center of tortilla. Roll up tortilla; place into prepared dish, seam-side down. Repeat with remaining chicken mixture and tortillas. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas. Cover with aluminum foil.
 
Bake 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Continue baking, uncovered, 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with cilantro before serving.
 

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