Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas



Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas

Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas are a delightful blend of tender chicken, vibrant vegetables, and melted cheese, all wrapped in warm, soft tortillas and smothered in a flavorful enchilada sauce. This dish is a perfect choice for a lively fiesta or a casual dinner with friends and family. The combination of spices and textures will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (10 oz) enchilada sauce
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the diced onions and sauté until translucent.
  3. Add the bell peppers and corn to the skillet. Cook for a few minutes until the vegetables are slightly tender.
  4. Stir in the shredded chicken, black beans, ground cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. Warm the flour tortillas in the microwave or on the stovetop to make them pliable.
  6. Place a generous portion of the chicken and vegetable mixture in the center of each tortilla. Roll them up and place them seam-side down in the prepared baking dish.
  7. Pour the enchilada sauce evenly over the rolled tortillas, ensuring they are well covered.
  8. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top of the enchiladas.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and slightly golden.
  10. Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh cilantro.
  11. Serve hot and enjoy these delightful Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas with your favorite sides!

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

These Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas are a burst of flavors, combining tender chicken, colorful vegetables, and melted cheese, all wrapped in a warm tortilla and smothered in enchilada sauce. Perfect for a fiesta or casual dinner!

Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 450, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 28g

Make your next dinner a fiesta with these scrumptious Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas. The blend of spices, tender chicken, and gooey cheese make this dish an absolute crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or enjoying a cozy meal at home, these enchiladas will elevate your dining experience to a whole new level. Prepare them with love and savor every bite of this delightful Tex-Mex creation. Viva la fiesta!

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