Chicken Enchilada Puffs Recipe

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Chicken Enchilada Puffs
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  1. Heat about 2 tablespoons of oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the chicken breasts lightly with salt and pepper, add them to the pan, and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.
  3. Remove the chicken to the cutting board to cool.
  4. Meanwhile, add the onions, celery and spices to the oil that remains in the pan.
  5. Add a little more oil if necessary.
  6. Saute until the onions are soft.
  7. Add the garlic and cook until just starting to brown.
  8. Add the chilies and chicken stock to stop the browning process and to collect the browned bits of flavor off the bottom of the pan, scraping the pan with a wooden spoon.
  9. As this is coming up to a boil, dice the chicken breast into a small dice and return the chicken to the pan.
  10. Add the crushed tortilla chips.
  11. Continue to cook until almost all of the liquid is evaporated.
  12. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
  13. Remove from the heat and chill completely in the refriegerator.
  14. When the mixture is cold, add the grated cheese and mix well.
  15. Dust your counter with a little flour and spread out the puff pastry.
  16. Lightly brusth the pastry with the egg/water mixture.
  17. This will help seal the folded puff.
  18. Use a sharp knife or a pizza cutter, cut the puff sheets into 2-inch x 2-inch squares.
  19. Place one tablespoon of fimly packed filling into the center of each square.
  20. Fold corner to corner, and crimp with a fork.
  21. Pat on a sprayed cookie sheet about one inch apart.
  22. Cover and refrigerate until party time.
  23. Preheat oven to 400.
  24. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  25. Serve with your favorite salsa.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 264.92 Kcal (1109 kJ)
Calories from fat 109.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.13g 19%
Cholesterol 77.9mg 26%
Sodium 511.89mg 21%
Potassium 381.27mg 8%
Total Carbs 19.73g 7%
Sugars 1.6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2.01g 8%
Protein 20.29g 41%
Vitamin C 15.2mg 25%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 87.6mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 150.8 Kcal (631 kJ)
Calories from fat 62.16 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.91g 19%
Cholesterol 44.34mg 26%
Sodium 291.39mg 21%
Potassium 217.03mg 8%
Total Carbs 11.23g 7%
Sugars 0.91g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1.15g 8%
Protein 11.55g 41%
Vitamin C 8.6mg 25%
Iron 0.6mg 6%
Calcium 49.8mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.9
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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