Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table
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Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas

Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


Transform a couple of chicken breast, a couple of peppers, half an onion, a lump of Cheddar, a few tortilla wraps and a packet of Mexican spice mix into this super creamy, spicy midweek meal. Takes about 30 mins. Masterchef, Scmasterchef!


Serves 2


1 packet Mexican spice mix (I used Old El Paso cheesy enchilada mix)
100g strong Cheddar cheese, grated
100ml warm water
1 tbsp olive oil
2 different coloured peppers, cored and sliced into strips
1/2 red onion, sliced
2 skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips
1 packet Mexican spice mix (I used Old El Paso cheesy enchilada mix)
100g strong Cheddar cheese, grated
4 tortilla wraps (again, I used Old  El Paso)


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


1. Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4.


2. Make the sauce in a bowl by mixing the spice mix with around 100ml warm water. Add the grated cheese to make a thick sauce. Add more water if too thick.


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


 


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


3. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and gently cook the peppers and onion until soft, approx. 7 mins. Transfer to a plate.


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


 


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


4. In the same pan, cook the chicken until translucent, around 2 mins each side, then add half the spicy cheesy sauce mixture. Bring it the mixture to a bubbling boil and turn the heat off.


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


5. Lay each wrap on a flat surface build your enchilada. Add a couple of strips of chicken with the sauce.


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


6. Then a couple of tablespoons-full of the pepper and onion mix.


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


7. Now fold up and put into a baking dish and smear over the rest of the cheesy sauce.


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


8. Bake in the oven for 15-20 mins until piping hot and the enchiladas have crisped a little.


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas, Lay The Table


 


 


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Hi, I am Norbert Lacle former internacional chef and vice president of AB Universal LLC. I have found that cooking calms me down and relaxes me (at least mostly, sometimes it drives me crazy!) And that it even makes me happy and satisfied from time to time.

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