Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Day 124: Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas for Cinco de Mayo!

Day 124.

I know Cinco de Mayo isn't until tomorrow, but I thought I'd get this recipe out so you guys could make it for supper!

Here's what you'll need.
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4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 14 oz can Rotel
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped green pepper (I used dried for both of these)
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon cumin

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Place all ingredients in the crockpot. Cook on LOW for 8 hours.

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When the cooking time is up, you should end up with something like this.

For the enchiladas, you will need
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5 or 6 flour tortillas
Shredded cheese
vegetable oil

Preheat oven to 350*
Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray

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Heat some oil in a skillet.

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When the oil is nice and hot, fry each tortilla for 10-15 seconds on each side.

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Fill each tortilla with some chicken mixture.

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Roll it up, and place it in the pan.

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Repeat with all the tortillas.

Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.

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Top with cheese and bake for 5 minutes more, or until cheese is melted.

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Pull out of the oven once the cheese is nice and bubbly.

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We like our with Mexican rice. Yum!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!!!!

3 comments:

Johnsen's said...

What is Rotel? Never heard of it so not sure where to look for it in the store. Thanks!

BGndr said...

Rotel is a brand of tomatoes. They're diced and usually have green chiles mixed in with them.

Emily said...

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- The RO*TEL Across America Team