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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)

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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.

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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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