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Chicken Enchiladas

Homemade chicken enchiladas come together quickly and are tasty leftovers for lunch the next day.

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6 boneless skinless chicken thighs

2 stalks celery

1 can cream of chicken soup

12 oz. sour cream

1 small can diced green Ortega chilies

1 can green enchilada sauce

1 1/2 cups  grated cheddar cheese

1 small package (8-10) corn tortillas


Fill a large saucepan 2/3 full with water and bring to a boil.  Lower the heat to low and place celery and chicken in the saucepan to cook through.  Approximate cook time 20 minutes.  Dice chicken into 1″ pieces and set aside.

Combine sour cream, cream of chicken soups, 1/2 cup of green enchilada sauce or chunky salsa and 1/2 cup of the chicken broth from simmering the chicken into 1 bowl.

Pour remaining enchilada sauce into another bowl and have cheese in an open bag or bowl nearby. Have chicken near these ingredients on a plate.

In a casserole, place a coating layer of enchilada sauce in the bottom of the casserole dish.

Dip a tortilla into the enchilada sauce to coat both sides and then place in the casserole dish.  Fill the middle of the tortilla with chicken, sour cream sauce and cheese.  Roll the enchilada ending with seam side down.  Repeat the same process until the casserole dish is filled.  Top with cheese.

Bake in pre heated oven at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

Serving suggestions:  Guacamole, chips, fat free refried beans and beverage of choice!



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Mike Wendland

Published on 2017-06-24

Mike Wendland is an Emmy award-winning journalist, traveler, and producer of RV Podcast, the RV Lifestyle travel blog, and the RV Lifestyle Channel on YouTube. Mike, traveling with his wife Jennifer and their Norwegian Elkhound, Bo, has vast experience and a great passion for exploring North America, previously working as a long-time NBC-TV News Channel Technology Correspondent and now sharing his love for the RV lifestyle with millions. Mike is not only an adept RV life enthusiast but also a skillful storyteller, bringing to his channels stories from the road that perfectly capture the magic and hardships of this lifestyle.

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