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    Mexican Chicken Casserole


    Source of Recipe


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    Recipe Introduction


    Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

    NUTRITION PER SERVING
    CALORIES 369(28% from fat); FAT 11.4g (sat 5g,mono 3.8g,poly 1.4g); PROTEIN 35.6g; CHOLESTEROL 79mg; CALCIUM 360mg; SODIUM 479mg; FIBER 3g; IRON 2.4mg; CARBOHYDRATE 31.3g

    List of Ingredients




    1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    2 (4.5-ounce) cans chopped green chiles, divided
    1 3/4 pounds skinned, boned chicken breasts
    2 teaspoons olive oil
    1 cup chopped onion
    1 cup evaporated skim milk
    1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
    1/4 cup (2 ounces) tub-style light cream cheese
    1 (10-ounce) can enchilada sauce
    12 (6-inch) corn tortillas
    Cooking spray
    1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat extra-sharp cheddar cheese
    1 ounce tortilla chips, crushed (about 6 chips)

    Recipe



    Combine broth and 1 can of chiles in a large skillet; bring to a boil. Add chicken; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until chicken is done, turning chicken once. Remove chicken from cooking liquid, reserving cooking liquid; cool chicken. Shred meat with two forks, and set aside.
    Preheat oven to 350°.Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 can of chiles and onion; sauté 3 minutes or until soft. Add reserved cooking liquid, milk, Monterey Jack, cream cheese, and enchilada sauce; stir well. Stir in shredded chicken; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

    Place 4 tortillas in the bottom of a 2-quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Spoon 2 cups chicken mixture over tortillas. Repeat layers twice, ending with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and chips. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

 

 

 


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