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Enchanting Enchilada Explosion


About the Dish:

Enchiladas are a popular Mexican dish made with tortillas filled with various ingredients and covered in sauce. They can be filled with meat, cheese, beans, or a combination of these and other ingredients. The enchiladas are then baked until the tortillas are crispy and the cheese is melted. The dish is typically served with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa on the side. Enchiladas are flavorful and satisfying, making them a favorite in Mexican cuisine.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Protein 20g


Ingredient Quantity
Tortillas 8
Chicken 2 cups
Cheese 1 cup
Onion 1
Tomatoes 2
Garlic 3 cloves
Cilantro 1/4 cup
Chili powder 1 tablespoon
Cumin 1 teaspoon
Salt 1 teaspoon
Pepper 1/2 teaspoon

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Preheat the oven to 375°F. In a large skillet, cook the chicken until it is no longer pink. Remove from the skillet and shred it with a fork.
  • Step 2: In the same skillet, sauté the onions and garlic until they are translucent. Add the tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Step 3: In a baking dish, spread a small amount of the tomato mixture on the bottom. Dip each tortilla in the remaining sauce and fill it with the shredded chicken and cheese. Roll it up and place it seam side down in the baking dish. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.
  • Step 4: Pour the remaining tomato mixture over the enchiladas. Top with more cheese if desired. Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Step 5: Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa on the side.

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