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chicken enchiladas



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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 8


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Step 1

Enchilada Seasoning: Mix Enchilada Seasoning Spices. To be used for Filling and Sauce.

Step 2

Make roux - Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir 20 seconds.

Step 3

Add other ingredients - Add 2 tbsp Enchilada Seasoning, broth and tomato. Stir to combine.

Step 4

Simmer to thicken - Increase heat slightly to medium high. Cook for 4 minutes, whisking regularly, until the sauce thickens to the consistency of thick syrup (see video). Remove from stove.

Step 5

Coat chicken - Drizzle 1 tbsp oil over chicken, mix to coat. Sprinkle with Seasoning, toss to coat.

Step 6

Cook chicken - Heat remaining 1 tbsp oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add chicken, cook 2 minutes. Turn and cook 1.5 minutes. Remove, rest 2 minutes then chop.

Step 7

Saute onion - In the same skillet, add onion and garlic, cook 1 minute. Add capsicum, cook 2 minutes until onion is translucent.

Step 8

Add everything else - Add refried beans, diced chicken, corn and water. Stir and cook for 2 minutes until reduces slightly. Should be thick and juicy, not watery.

Step 9

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F.

Step 10

Roll - Lay tortilla on work surface. Spread 2/3 cup Filling on lower third, sprinkle with cheese then roll up, finishing with the seam side down (to hold it closed). Repeat to make 8.

Step 11

Smear a scoop of Enchilada Sauce across base of 22 x 33cm /9 x 13" pan. Place Enchiladas in, pour over remaining Sauce, sprinkle with cheese.

Step 12

Bake 20 - 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden. Serve immediately, sprinkled with coriander!

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