Chicken Cheese Enchiladas

Boring chicken breasts? Guess again! This chicken got wrapped and rolled in tasty favorites.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
(1-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso® Taco Seasoning Mix
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup water
1
lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces or strips
12
oz. (3 cups) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/3
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
(15-oz.) container ricotta cheese
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chiles
1
egg
1
(16-oz.) jar Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1
(10.5-oz.) pkg. (12 tortillas) Old El Paso® Flour Tortillas for Soft Tacos & Fajitas
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In resealable food storage plastic bag, combine taco seasoning mix, oil and 1/4 cup of the water; seal bag and mix well. Add chicken pieces; turn to mix. Refrigerate 5 minutes or up to 12 hours.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine 2 1/2 cups of the Monterey Jack cheese, cilantro, salt, ricotta cheese, chiles and egg; mix well.
  • 3 Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken with marinade; cook and stir 5 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, combine 1/2 cup of the salsa and remaining 1/4 cup water; mix well. Spread evenly in bottom of baking dish. Spoon 1/3 cup cheese mixture down center of each tortilla. Top with chicken; roll up. Place filled tortillas, seam side down, over salsa mixture in baking dish. Drizzle enchiladas with remaining salsa. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
    Calories
    630
    (
    Calories from Fat
    300),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    33g
    33%
    (Saturated Fat
    17g,
    17%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    150mg
    150%;
    Sodium
    2160mg
    2160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    44g
    44%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    80%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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