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Green Salsa Enchilada

Fri 15 Dec 2017 23:04:51 PST


  • tomatillos 1 lb.
  • garlic 2 cloves
  • jalapeno 1 pepper
  • chicken stock 1/2 cup
  • lime juice 1/2 tsp
  • onion, chopped 1/4 cup
  • oregano, Mexican 1 tsp
  •  or cilantro, fresh ~1/4 cup
Finishing the salsa:
  1. Roast ingredients under broiler for several minutes until charred. Remove from oven, deglaze pan with chicken stock, and let cool.
  2. Peel pepper.
  3. Puree tomatillo with pepper, lime juice, onion and cilantro/oregono.
  • sour cream 1/4-1/2 cup
  • garlic, chopped 2 cloves
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • salt 1/4 tsp
  1. Saute garlic in skillet or saucepan
  2. Add salsa, heat for ~1min.
  3. Off heat stir in sour cream.
  4. Divide into two parts for making filling and topping.
  • chicken, cooked/shredded 2 cups
  • mozarella, fresh, chopped 1-2 oz (4 small balls)
  • cheddar, shredded <=1 oz.
  1. Add chicken, mozarella, half of cheddar to salsa (filling portion).
  • tortillas 6-8, 5-6 in.
  1. Prepare greased baking dish (square/rectangular)
  2. Spread a small amount of topping salsa bottom of dish.
  3. Soften tortillas, then fill with salsa mixture. Form and place in baking dish seam side down.
  4. Spread remaining topping salsa over enchiladas in dish, sprinkle grated cheese over top
  5. Cover dish with aluminum foil, bake for 15 min at 350°F, then remove foil and bake for ~10 min uncovered.
Add cooked and seasoned black-eyed peas to filling mixture, or put BEPs around enchiladas in pan. Substitute shrimp, crab, fish, turkey, etc. for chicken.
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