How to Make Chicken Enchiladas

Make chicken enchiladas with homemade sauce OR canned sauce

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How to Make Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
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Ingredients not shown are: Oregano powder, Salt, Garlic powder and Garlic salt.

Ingredients not shown are: Oregano powder, Salt, Garlic powder and Garlic salt.

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Start here if you want to learn how to make the sauce IF NOT SKIP these next steps and substitute with the can sauce

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On medium heat pour 2 cups of water into sauce pan

On medium heat pour 2 cups of water into sauce pan

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Take 1 chile Pasilla from the pack to de-seed

Take 1 chile Pasilla from the pack to de-seed

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Open the Pasilla pod and remove seeds and stem

Open the Pasilla pod and remove seeds and stem

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Take 3 chili pods from the pack

Take 3 chili pods from the pack

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Remove seeds from the pod and remove stem (if you want an extra kick leave some seeds in)

Remove seeds from the pod and remove stem (if you want an extra kick leave some seeds in)

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Add all 4 chilies into the pot

Add all 4 chilies into the pot

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Add 2 Roma tomatoes

Add 2 Roma tomatoes

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Add 2 garlic cloves

Add 2 garlic cloves

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Boil the ingredients until the tomatoes have soften and skin starts to peel off

Boil the ingredients until the tomatoes have soften and skin starts to peel off

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Pour everything into the blender (if you want thicker sauce don't add all of the water)

Pour everything into the blender (if you want thicker sauce don't add all of the water)

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Blend

Blend

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Blend until smooth

Blend until smooth

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That will conclude the sauce.

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Shred the boiled chicken breast (you can also use dark chicken meat)

Shred the boiled chicken breast (you can also use dark chicken meat)

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Set it aside

Set it aside

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3 Roma tomatoes washed and ready to slice

3 Roma tomatoes washed and ready to slice

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Sliced Roma's

Sliced Roma's

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Slice one small onion (I had a large one and used half)

Slice one small onion (I had a large one and used half)

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In medium heat Place about 2-3 tablespoons of corn oil in pan

In medium heat Place about 2-3 tablespoons of corn oil in pan

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Add the tomatoes and onions

Add the tomatoes and onions

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Sauté until they become soft

Sauté until they become soft

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Add the chicken

Add the chicken

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Mix them in together

Mix them in together

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Add salt (about a pinch)

Add salt (about a pinch)

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Add garlic salt (about tablespoon)

Add garlic salt (about tablespoon)

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Add oregano ( half a teaspoon)

Add oregano ( half a teaspoon)

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Mix it together and heat for about 7 mins

Mix it together and heat for about 7 mins

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On medium heat pour sauce into pan

On medium heat pour sauce into pan

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OR add your canned sauce

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Add to pan ONLY  IF you didn't make the sauce *SKIP THIS STEP IF YOU MADE THE SAUCE*

Add to pan ONLY IF you didn't make the sauce *SKIP THIS STEP IF YOU MADE THE SAUCE*

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CONTINUE... These steps are for the homemade sauce and canned sauce

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Add a pinch or 2 of salt

Add a pinch or 2 of salt

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About a tablespoon of garlic powder

About a tablespoon of garlic powder

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Gently stir everything together

Gently stir everything together

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Meanwhile pre heat the oven to 300deg

Meanwhile pre heat the oven to 300deg

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Bring to a simmer

Bring to a simmer

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Place all these items close together as this can get messy (when your ready to roll the enchiladas make sure the sauce is still hot it will soften the tortilla and will make it easy to roll)

Place all these items close together as this can get messy (when your ready to roll the enchiladas make sure the sauce is still hot it will soften the tortilla and will make it easy to roll)

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Dip a flour tortilla into the sauce

Dip a flour tortilla into the sauce

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Make sure to get all of it

Make sure to get all of it

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Take it out immediately after its been fully submerged

Take it out immediately after its been fully submerged

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Place it in the baking pan

Place it in the baking pan

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Make sure the tortilla is open

Make sure the tortilla is open

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Place the chicken in the tortilla

Place the chicken in the tortilla

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Roll it and place at one end of the dish

Roll it and place at one end of the dish

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Next one...

Next one...

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Bottom row

Bottom row

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Add more sauce if you like

Add more sauce if you like

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Sprinkle Mexican-style shredded cheese on top

Sprinkle Mexican-style shredded cheese on top

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Add as little or as much as you like

Add as little or as much as you like

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Begin the top row

Begin the top row

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Top row complete

Top row complete

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More sauce

More sauce

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Cheese...

Cheese...

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Ready for the oven... Bake for 7-10 mins or until cheese is melted

Ready for the oven... Bake for 7-10 mins or until cheese is melted

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READY TO EAT! serve with your favorite sides OR...

READY TO EAT! serve with your favorite sides OR...

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Top it with (starting from bottom layer) sour cream, crumbled cheese ( cotija or queso fresco found in Mexican refrigerated section) lettuce and salsa verde (tomatillo) and avocado :)

Top it with (starting from bottom layer) sour cream, crumbled cheese ( cotija or queso fresco found in Mexican refrigerated section) lettuce and salsa verde (tomatillo) and avocado :)

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