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The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe

VIDEORECIPE The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe

Enchiladas are a comforting Mexican dish, made with tortillas rolled around various fillings, covered with chili sauce and cheese and baked until cheese is melted. They are usually garnished with fresh green onion, cilantro and sour cream.

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Ingredients

number of servings
6

Ingredients

  • 6 flour tortillas ( cm) Added to

Enchilada sauce

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil ( ml) Added to
  • 1 small onion (chopped) Added to
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced) Added to
  • 1 tablespoon Flour (g) Added to
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder (g) Added to
  • 12 Cup tomato paste (g) Added to
  • 2 cups chicken stock (ml) Added to
  • 12 teaspoon ground cumin (g) Added to
  • 12 teaspoon ground coriander (g) Added to
  • 12 teaspoon oregano (g) Added to
  • 1 teaspoon salt (g) Added to

Chicken Bean Filling

  • 2 cups chicken breast (g) Added to
  • 1 lb cooked and shredded (from about uncooked chicken breast) Added to
  • 1 red chili pepper(chopped) Added to
  • 1 Cup cheddar cheese (g)(grated) Added to
  • 34 Cup enchilada sauce (g) Added to
  • 12 Cup red kidney beans (g)(cooked) Added to
  • fresh cilantro(chopped) Added to

Topping

  • Remaining enchilada sauce Added to
  • 1 Cup cheddar cheese (g)(grated) Added to

Optional Garnish

  • Fresh cilantro or parsley Added to
  • sour cream Added to
  • spring onion(chopped) Added to
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Directions

90 min.
1. Step

In a saucepan heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook for about 5 minutes until soft.

The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe - preparation step 1
2. Step

Add flour and cook for 1 minute.Add chili powder, tomato paste, chicken stock, and spices:oregano, coriander, cumin and salt. Stir to combine.Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes. Set aside and use when needed.

The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe - preparation step 1
3. Step

How to prepare the Enchilada casserole: Preheat oven to 350 F (180C).Grease with butter a 8X12 (20x30cm) baking dish. Place a small amount of sauce on the bottom of the baking dish.

The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe - preparation step 1
4. Step

Prepare the ingredients for the filling, the cheese, red chili pepper, beans, and shred the cooked chicken breast.

The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe - preparation step 1
5. Step

Place shredded chicken in a large bowl, add red chili pepper, beans, cheese and enchilada sauce. Stir to combine.

The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe - preparation step 1
6. Step

Place some chicken bean mixture in center of tortilla, roll up and place into the prepared baking dish, seam-side down. Repeat with remaining tortillas.

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7. Step

Pour remaining enchilada sauce over enchiladas. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.Bake for 30 minutes until the cheese is melted.

The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe - preparation step 1
8. Step

Serve with chopped cilantro/parsley, chopped green onion and sour cream.

The perfect chicken and beans Enchiladas recipe - preparation step 1

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