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How to make chicken enchiladas

Make chicken enchiladas with homemade sauce OR canned sauce

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INGREDIENTS

Ingredients not shown are: Oregano powder, Salt, Garlic powder and Garlic salt.

Ingredients not shown are: Oregano powder, Salt, Garlic powder and Garlic salt.

Start here if you want to learn how to make the sauce IF NOT SKIP these next steps and substitute with the can sauce

On medium heat pour 2 cups of water into sauce pan

On medium heat pour 2 cups of water into sauce pan

Take 1 chile Pasilla from the pack to de-seed

Take 1 chile Pasilla from the pack to de-seed

Open the Pasilla pod and remove seeds and stem

Open the Pasilla pod and remove seeds and stem

Take 3 chili pods from the pack

Take 3 chili pods from the pack

Remove seeds from the pod and remove stem (if you want an extra kick leave some seeds in)

Remove seeds from the pod and remove stem (if you want an extra kick leave some seeds in)

Add all 4 chilies into the pot

Add all 4 chilies into the pot

Add 2 Roma tomatoes

Add 2 Roma tomatoes

Add 2 garlic cloves

Add 2 garlic cloves

Boil the ingredients until the tomatoes have soften and skin starts to peel off

Boil the ingredients until the tomatoes have soften and skin starts to peel off

Pour everything into the blender (if you want thicker sauce don't add all of the water)

Pour everything into the blender (if you want thicker sauce don't add all of the water)

Blend

Blend

Blend until smooth

Blend until smooth

That will conclude the sauce.

Shred the boiled chicken breast (you can also use dark chicken meat)

Shred the boiled chicken breast (you can also use dark chicken meat)

Set it aside

Set it aside

3 Roma tomatoes washed and ready to slice

3 Roma tomatoes washed and ready to slice

Sliced Roma's

Sliced Roma's

Slice one small onion (I had a large one and used half)

Slice one small onion (I had a large one and used half)

In medium heat Place about 2-3 tablespoons of corn oil in pan

In medium heat Place about 2-3 tablespoons of corn oil in pan

Add the tomatoes and onions

Add the tomatoes and onions

Saut\u00e9 until they become soft

Sauté until they become soft

Add the chicken

Add the chicken

Mix them in together

Mix them in together

Add salt (about a pinch)

Add salt (about a pinch)

Add garlic salt (about tablespoon)

Add garlic salt (about tablespoon)

Add oregano ( half a teaspoon)

Add oregano ( half a teaspoon)

Mix it together and heat for about 7 mins

Mix it together and heat for about 7 mins

On medium heat pour sauce into pan

On medium heat pour sauce into pan

OR add your canned sauce

Add to pan ONLY  IF you didn't make the sauce *SKIP THIS STEP IF YOU MADE THE SAUCE*

Add to pan ONLY IF you didn't make the sauce *SKIP THIS STEP IF YOU MADE THE SAUCE*

CONTINUE... These steps are for the homemade sauce and canned sauce

Add a pinch or 2 of salt

Add a pinch or 2 of salt

About a tablespoon of garlic powder

About a tablespoon of garlic powder

Gently stir everything together

Gently stir everything together

Meanwhile pre heat the oven to 300deg

Meanwhile pre heat the oven to 300deg

Bring to a simmer

Bring to a simmer

Place all these items close together as this can get messy (when your ready to roll the enchiladas make sure the sauce is still hot it will soften the tortilla and will make it easy to roll)

Place all these items close together as this can get messy (when your ready to roll the enchiladas make sure the sauce is still hot it will soften the tortilla and will make it easy to roll)

Dip a flour tortilla into the sauce

Dip a flour tortilla into the sauce

Make sure to get all of it

Make sure to get all of it

Take it out immediately after its been fully submerged

Take it out immediately after its been fully submerged

Place it in the baking pan

Place it in the baking pan

Make sure the tortilla is open

Make sure the tortilla is open

Place the chicken in the tortilla

Place the chicken in the tortilla

Roll it and place at one end of the dish

Roll it and place at one end of the dish

Next one...

Next one...

Bottom row

Bottom row

Add more sauce if you like

Add more sauce if you like

Sprinkle Mexican-style shredded cheese on top

Sprinkle Mexican-style shredded cheese on top

Add as little or as much as you like

Add as little or as much as you like

Begin the top row

Begin the top row

Top row complete

Top row complete

More sauce

More sauce

Cheese...

Cheese...

Ready for the oven... Bake for 7-10 mins or until cheese is melted

Ready for the oven... Bake for 7-10 mins or until cheese is melted

READY TO EAT! serve with your favorite sides OR...

READY TO EAT! serve with your favorite sides OR...

Top it with (starting from bottom layer) sour cream, crumbled cheese ( cotija or queso fresco found in Mexican refrigerated section) lettuce and salsa verde (tomatillo) and avocado :)

Top it with (starting from bottom layer) sour cream, crumbled cheese ( cotija or queso fresco found in Mexican refrigerated section) lettuce and salsa verde (tomatillo) and avocado :)

  • 5.0 Roma tomatoes
  • 1.0 small onion
  • 3.0 boiled chicken breast (med size)
  • 3.0 California chilli pods
  • 1.0 Chile Pasilla
  • 1.0 Mexican-Style shredded cheese
  • Salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Garlic salt
  • Oregano powder
  • Corn oil
  • Flour tortillas
  • 2.0 Garlic clove