Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

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  • Cook time icon 20 minutes Prep | 25 minutes Cooking
  • Servings icon 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 (28 oz.) can green enchilada sauce
  • ¼ cup Duke’s Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 (8 oz.) can corn, drained
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • Chopped tomato, for garnish

Preparation

Sauce:

1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat, add onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

2. Stir in the enchilada sauce and cook until heated through, then remove skillet from the heat.

3. Stir in the cilantro, taste, adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if desired.

4. Set aside 2 cups of sauce for assembling the enchiladas.

Chicken Filling:

1. Stir the shredded chicken, corn, mayonnaise and half of the cheese into the sauce that has not been set aside.

Assembly:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×13 baking dish and spread a little of the reserved sauce on the bottom of the pan.

2. Place ⅓ cup of the chicken filling in the middle of a tortilla and roll into a cylinder, like a cigar.

3. Repeat with each tortilla, placing them in the baking dish, seam side down.

4. Spread the reserved sauce over the rolled tortillas and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

5. Bake 20-25 minutes; garnish with additional chopped cilantro and tomato prior to serving.

Variations

In a hurry?  Use store-bought rotisserie chicken.

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