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Light Spice Chicken Enchiladas


So I know the recipe title sounds funny but these are yummy. I modified these from a cookbook I have.

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  • 4 T butter
  • 5 T flour
  • 2 cans chicken broth
  • 1/2 t onion powder
  • 1/4 t garlic powder
  • 1/3 c sour cream
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 3 1/3 c shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 cups Mex. cheese mix
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 10 flour tortillas


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 9x13 with cooking spray. Melt butter in skillet until bubbly, add flour at stir to combine. Whisk until mixture until flour is light golden brown. Slowly add broth and then spices. Bring sauce to a simmer and stir until thickened. Then take off heat and add sour cream. In a bowl melt cream cheese until easily mixed. Add 1/2 cup sauce, celery, tomato, chicken and 1 1/2 c cheese. Heat tortias in microwave for 30 sec. Put 1 cup sauce on the bottom of the pan and spread. Place 1/3 cup filling on one side of the tortias, then roll up starting where the filling is and roll tightly! Place the tortias snugly in the pan, top with remaining sauce and cheese. Bake for 20-25 min until cheese is melted and bubbling.

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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