Chicken Enchiladas With Sour Cream Sauce Recipe

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Chicken Enchiladas With Sour Cream Sauce
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  1. Melt the butter/margarine in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add chicken broth and water; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in sour cream and 2 chopped jalapeno peppers. Pour half of the sour cream sauce into a lightly greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish. Set aside dish and remaining sour cream sauce.
  2. Fry tortillas, one at a time, in 2 tablespoons oil in a medium skillet 5 seconds on each side or just until tortillas are softened; add additional oil, if necessary. Drain on paper towels. If you'd like to cut calories, you can soften the corn tortillas in water. Just bring water to a simmer in a skillet. Then dip each tortilla in the water, one at a time, for 1 to 2 seconds on each side or just until softened.
  3. Place 1 tablespoon each of chicken, cheese, and onion on each tortilla; roll up tortillas, and place, seam side down, in reserved baking dish. Pour remaining sour cream sauce over top. Bake, uncovered, at 425 degrees for 20 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top; bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with enchilada relish, below:.
  4. Combine 1 large tomato (finely chopped), 1/2 cup finely chopped onion, 2 seeded and chopped jalapeno peppers, 1/4 cup tomato juice, and 1/2 tsp salt. Stir well and chill. Serve over the Chicken Enchiladas with Sour Cream.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 702.28 Kcal (2940 kJ)
Calories from fat 424.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47.13g 73%
Cholesterol 126.68mg 42%
Sodium 980.11mg 41%
Potassium 460.62mg 10%
Total Carbs 37.27g 12%
Sugars 4.49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4.29g 17%
Protein 34.09g 68%
Vitamin C 19.9mg 33%
Vitamin A 1.1mg 36%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 811.7mg 81%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 217.17 Kcal (909 kJ)
Calories from fat 131.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.58g 73%
Cholesterol 39.17mg 42%
Sodium 303.08mg 41%
Potassium 142.44mg 10%
Total Carbs 11.53g 12%
Sugars 1.39g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1.33g 17%
Protein 10.54g 68%
Vitamin C 6.1mg 33%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 36%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 251mg 81%

* 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

  • 17.2
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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