Chicken Enchiladas

22 45 293
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 35 min 8
Chicken Enchiladas
Health Rating


2 clove(s) Garlic (minced, for sauce)
1 chile Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, La Costena (chopped, for sauce)
1 1/2 cup Tomato sauce, canned (for sauce)
1/2 tsp Chili powder (for sauce)
1/2 tsp Cumin (for sauce)
3/4 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium (for sauce)
1 dash Salt and pepper (for sauce)
1 tsp Vegetable oil
2 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 cup sliced Yellow onion
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander)
1 pinch Kosher salt
1 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Oregano, dried
1 tsp Chili powder
1/3 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
1/2 cup Tomato sauce, canned
8 medium tortilla(s) Whole wheat tortilla
1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
3 spray (about 1/3 second) Olive oil cooking spray
2 tbsp Green onion, scallion, ramp (chopped, for topping)


In a medium saucepan, spray oil and sauté garlic. Add chipotle chiles , chili powder, cumin, chicken broth, tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Set aside until ready to use.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Heat the vegetable oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté onions and garlic on low until soft, about 2 minutes. Add chicken, salt, cilantro, cumin, oregano, chili powder, tomato sauce, chicken broth, and cook 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Spray a 13 by 9-inch glass baking dish with non-stick spray. Put 1/3 cup chicken mixture into each tortilla and roll it.

Place on baking dish seam side down, top with sauce. Then top with cheese.

Cover with aluminum foil and bake in the oven on the middle rack for 20-25 minutes. Top with low fat sour cream or scallions if you wish.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 293
Calories from fat 100
Calories from saturated fat 50
Total Fat 11.1 g
Saturated Fat 5.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.4 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Sodium 838 mg
Potassium 589 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.8 g
Dietary Fiber 6.3 g
Sugars 3.6 g
Protein 22.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.4
Meat 0.6
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 0.7

Energy sources