Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas
Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas are a delightful blend of tender chicken, vibrant vegetables, and melted cheese, all wrapped in warm, soft tortillas and smothered in a flavorful enchilada sauce. This dish is a perfect choice for a lively fiesta or a casual dinner with friends and family. The combination of spices and textures will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.
- 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast
- 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 can (10 oz) enchilada sauce
- 8 small flour tortillas
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro for garnish
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish and set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the diced onions and sauté until translucent.
- Add the bell peppers and corn to the skillet. Cook for a few minutes until the vegetables are slightly tender.
- Stir in the shredded chicken, black beans, ground cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
- Warm the flour tortillas in the microwave or on the stovetop to make them pliable.
- Place a generous portion of the chicken and vegetable mixture in the center of each tortilla. Roll them up and place them seam-side down in the prepared baking dish.
- Pour the enchilada sauce evenly over the rolled tortillas, ensuring they are well covered.
- Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top of the enchiladas.
- Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and slightly golden.
- Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh cilantro.
- Serve hot and enjoy these delightful Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas with your favorite sides!
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4-6 servings
These Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas are a burst of flavors, combining tender chicken, colorful vegetables, and melted cheese, all wrapped in a warm tortilla and smothered in enchilada sauce. Perfect for a fiesta or casual dinner!
Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 450, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 28g
Make your next dinner a fiesta with these scrumptious Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas. The blend of spices, tender chicken, and gooey cheese make this dish an absolute crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or enjoying a cozy meal at home, these enchiladas will elevate your dining experience to a whole new level. Prepare them with love and savor every bite of this delightful Tex-Mex creation. Viva la fiesta!