Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Like any crock pot recipe this Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada recipe is easy to make, doesn't take much effort and the final results are delicious.
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To make these Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas you are going to start by cooking skinless boneless chicken breasts in chicken stock in the crock pot.
But you could also make the Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas if you have leftover chicken breasts already. You would just pull the chicken meat apart and then proceed with the rest of the instructions.
This Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada recipe is also a great freezer meal. I cooked one tray for dinner and froze the rest for another day.
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Easy Crock Pot Enchiladas Recipe
Easy Crock Chicken Enchiladas recipeDelicious and easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas recipe is an easy weeknight meal.
- 3 large boneless skinless chicken breast
- 32 carton low sodium chicken broth
- 3 cloves garlic crushed
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 large dried bay leaf
Enchilada filling Ingredients
- 10 oz can enchilada sauce
- 7 oz can chopped green chilies
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1 cup corn kernels
- ¾ cup black beans
- ¼ cup chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 10 6 inch flour, corn or low carb tortillas.
Top the enchiladas with
- 2 10 oz. cans enchilada sauce
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Cook the chicken in the crock pot
- Put the first 5 ingredients into a crock pot and cook for 4 hours. After four hours remove the chicken from the crock pot and set aside to cool.
- Pour the chicken broth from the crock pot through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl. Set aside. You'll need about ½ cup later.
- Pull the cooled chicken apart.
- Return the pulled chicken meat and ¼ to ½ cup of reserved chicken broth to the crock pot add stir. Add the enchilada filling ingredients to the crock pot and stir. Cook for 1 more hour on low.
Assemble the Enchiladas
- Place a flour tortilla in a baking pan. Spoon the filling over one edge. Roll the tortilla around the filling and place it seam down. Repeat until all the tortillas are filled.
- Pour the can of enchilada sauce over the enchiladas.
- Bake enchiladas for 20 minutes at 375 F. degrees
- Remove from oven and sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top of the enchiladas. Return to the oven and bake until the cheese is melted.
Recipe Expert Tips
- Divide the enchiladas between two 8x8 baking pans. Eat one for dinner and tightly cover the other tray and freeze for another night.
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