Mean Green Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Mean Green Chicken Enchiladas
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  1. Saute onion and 1 Clove of Garlic with Cumin in olive oil or butter just until Onions are translucent. Transfer to bowl with chicken add cilantro,and 1/4 cup cheese. Fold together.
  2. Place tomatillos and jalepenos and 1 cup chicken stock to cover in a saucepan. Add last garlic, bay leaf,1 tsp cumin. Simmer until tomatillos are soft.
  3. Puree chicken stock, tomatillos, jalepenos and garlic in blender or food processor. Add lime juice, and heavy cream and puree about 10 seconds.
  4. In a saucepan over medium heat stir pureed mixture and the remaining cream. Simmer for about 10 minutes (until slightly thickened) add more salt to taste if needed and remove from heat.
  5. Assemble Enchiladas. Place about 2 tablespoon of shredded chicken mixture just off center in each tortilla and roll up. Ladle some sauce on bottom of baking dish and place enchiladas open side down. Ladle the green cream sauce over the enchiladas. Sprinkle with the grated cheese and bake in 400 degree oven about 15 minutes until heated through. Run enchiladas under the broiler to lightly brown the cheese.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 993.82 Kcal (4161 kJ)
Calories from fat 490.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54.45g 84%
Cholesterol 133.27mg 44%
Sodium 3252.23mg 136%
Potassium 591.43mg 13%
Total Carbs 98.03g 33%
Sugars 3.98g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9.43g 38%
Protein 32.54g 65%
Vitamin C 24.8mg 41%
Iron 4.9mg 27%
Calcium 804.5mg 80%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 217.71 Kcal (912 kJ)
Calories from fat 107.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.93g 84%
Cholesterol 29.19mg 44%
Sodium 712.45mg 136%
Potassium 129.56mg 13%
Total Carbs 21.47g 33%
Sugars 0.87g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2.07g 38%
Protein 7.13g 65%
Vitamin C 5.4mg 41%
Iron 1.1mg 27%
Calcium 176.2mg 80%

* 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

  • 23.6
  • 27

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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