Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe courtesy of Family Circle

Makes: 10 enchiladas
Cook: 10 minutes
Prep: 20 minutes
Bake: 23 minutes

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into small dice
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chiles, drained
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 10 fajita-size flour tortillas
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup grated Monterey jack cheese
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-heat. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add chicken and cook 5 more minutes. Stir in chiles, cream cheese and salt. Turn off heat and stir until smooth.
  3. Place oil in a small skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Place a tortilla in the oil and cook for a few seconds until tortilla becomes limp. Remove to a paper towel lined tray and repeat with the remaining tortillas.
  4. Spoon about 1/3 cup of the filling down the center of each tortilla. Roll and set seam side down in baking dish. Pour half-and-half evenly over the top and sprinkle with the grated cheese.
  5. Bake uncovered at 350°F for 23 minutes or until top is golden. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

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