So you've made roast chicken and now have a bunch of leftovers. Instead of simply putting together chicken salad, why not use the extra meat to create an entirely new dinner? Follow this scrumptious enchilada recipe. It's from Tyler Florence, and over 422 people have enjoyed it (myself included!). It tosses shredded cooked chicken with a quick and flavorful roasted tomatillo chile salsa. Unlike some enchiladas which are super heavy, the chunky green sauce is light and slightly spicy. The resulting dish is satisfying, but not overly so. Learn the technique now.
Although chicken enchiladas can sometimes be heavy, this recipe lightens the classic Tex-Mex favorite. The filling is a mixture of mushrooms, red peppers, onions, fresh herbs, and sautéed chicken chunks. Skim-milk ricotta cheese binds the stuffing together, and whole-wheat tortillas make the meal more fit-friendly. To save time, use a store-bought enchilada sauce. For a fiesta-inspired feast, serve with guacamole, sour cream, and salsa. Get the uncomplicated recipe by reading more.
Chicken enchiladas aren't always a fast and easy dinner option, but with a few adjustments, you can surprise your family by serving them as an indulgent midweek meal. Cut extra time by using cubed pieces of already-cooked chicken and pre-grated cheese, and you'll have the steaming casserole in literally 30 minutes. Having friends over for the weekend? Impress a crowd with enchiladas made from slow-cooked layers of poached chicken, homemade enchilada sauce, and roasted pepper salsa. A recipe for either occasion, when you read more.
Just because Cinco de Mayo falls on a Tuesday this year doesn't mean you can't entertain! I've got a delicious menu that consists of fast, yet flavorful Mexican dishes. Invite friends over for an early celebration this weekend, or wait until Tuesday evening to party on the actual date.
Start by taking some help from the store and purchase your favorite brand of guacamole and fresh tomato salsa. Supplement these dips with a quick homemade black bean salsa seasoned with garlic and jalapenos. For the main course, serve chicken enchiladas with creamy green sauce. If you're really pressed for time, make the enchiladas with a rotisserie chicken.
While the enchiladas bake, throw together a scrumptious side dish in the form of a festive watermelon and papaya salad with tequila vinaigrette. Sound delicious? Wait until you read the recipes — your mouth will be watering! Check them out now: read more
Enchiladas, the quintessential Tex-Mex main, are a great dish because they feed a crowd. Shredded chicken, melty cheese, gooey sauce, and soft tortillas: what's not to love about them? Excellent for entertaining, it's easy to create an entire Mexican themed meal around enchiladas. Enchiladas are like lasagna in that they have so many steps - poaching chicken, simmering the sauce, assembling the tortillas - and can seem like a huge project to make. However, they are quickly and simply put together by even the most beginner of cooks. If you have the time and skills, it's incredibly rewarding to go through the whole process with both the chicken and homemade sauce. Whichever way you make them, you should master enchiladas - so get the recipe that suits your level of cooking - read more