Monterey Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Monterey Chicken Enchiladas are a delicious and cheesy Tex-Mex dish. These enchiladas are filled with seasoned chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, and a flavorful enchilada sauce. The chicken is cooked with onions, garlic, and spices for a tasty filling. The enchiladas are then topped with more cheese and baked until bubbly and golden. Serve with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa for a complete meal. These Monterey Chicken Enchiladas are perfect for a family dinner or for entertaining guests.

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Ingredients for Monterey Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 Onion, Diced
  • 1 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 cup Cooked Chicken, Shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.13 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Enchilada Sauce
  • 4 Flour Tortillas
  • 1 cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
  • as per your need Sour Cream, Guacamole, And Salsa, For Serving

Directions: Monterey Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  • STEP 3.Add chicken, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Cook until the chicken is cooked through.
  • STEP 4.In a separate saucepan, heat enchilada sauce until warmed.
  • STEP 5.Spread a small amount of enchilada sauce on the bottom of a baking dish.
  • STEP 6.Place a spoonful of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla and roll up. Place the rolled tortillas in the baking dish.
  • STEP 7.Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the rolled tortillas. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese.
  • STEP 8.Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 9.Serve the Monterey Chicken Enchiladas with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use store-bought enchilada sauce or make your own from scratch.
  • Feel free to add additional toppings such as sliced black olives, diced tomatoes, or chopped cilantro.
  • If you prefer a spicier version, you can add diced jalapenos or a sprinkle of cayenne pepper to the chicken filling.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover enchiladas can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the enchiladas in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the reheated enchiladas with a side of Mexican rice and refried beans.
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Recipe By Slurrp