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Spirited Chicken Enchiladas

Spirited Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken marinated in tequila for a South of the border taste sensation!

Ingredients

Marinade

Enchiladas



Instructions

  1. Combine Marinade ingredients; marinate chicken breasts for one hour.
  2. Barbecue or broil the chicken breasts; let cool and shred or slice into julienne size pieces.
  3. Slice roasted peppers into julienne size pieces.
  4. Pinch roasted garlic from cloves and set aside.
  5. Warm the corn tortillas until they are soft and pliable.
  6. Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
  7. One at a time, spread a tortilla with the roasted garlic paste. On one side of the tortilla, place a portion of shredded chicken, roasted peppers, olives and about 1 tablespoon of Monterey jack cheese. Gently roll up the tortilla and place in a 12-cup baking dish or nonstick baking pan. Repeat for all 12 tortillas.
  8. Pour the enchilada sauce over the enchiladas, and evenly spread the cheddar cheese on top.
  9. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and sprinkle the chopped scallions on top.
  11. Serve with Mexican rice, refried beans and a tossed green salad.


Serves 4 to 6.

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San Antonio River Walk Enchiladas
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