5-Ingredients Chicken Enchiladas Bake

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5-Ingredients Chicken Enchiladas Bake


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 3
  • 4 thin cut chicken boneless breasts

  • 1 can (10oz) red enchilada sauce

  • 1/4 cup Chipotle salsa

  • 3 flour tortillas

  • 2 cups grated cheese

  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1 tsp black pepper powder or to taste

  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Clean chicken and cut it in vertical pieces.
  • Wash and drain chicken. Apply salt and pepper powder to the chicken and leave aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • In a saucepan, heat oil. Drop the chicken pieces in hot oil and stir fry them till their color changes to white.
  • Add about 3/4th quantity of the red enchilada sauce into the pan and cook chicken till its thoroughly done.
  • Let the sauce reduce to half. Switch off gas and cool the chicken thoroughly.
  • Once cooled, shred chicken with fork so that they no longer remain as lumps.
  • Preheat oven at 350 deg F. Prepare an ovenproof baking dish.
  • Combine Chipotle salsa with the remaining 1/4th quantity of enchilada sauce.
  • Spread few spoons of sauce on the bottom of the baking dish. Lay a tortilla on it. Apply sauce lightly. Sprinkle chicken all over the tortilla. Sprinkle the cheese over the chicken. Repeat laters at least 3 times in similar fashion.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove casserole from the oven and let it rest on kitchen counter for couple of minutes.
  • Cut the chicken enchiladas in desired shapes and serve immediately.