Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas/Belkys

Got some leftover chicken? Well Belkys has got the perfect recipe for what you can do with it.

The Chef: Belkys Nerey
The Dish: Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

2 cups diced leftover chicken
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
1 can black beans rinsed
2 cans enchilada sauce
1 bag cheddar cheese
1/2 diced onion
1/4 cup olive oil
Flour tortillas (i use whole wheat)
Cooking spray
Fresh cilantro for garnish

Method of Preparation:

  • Add olive oil to a hot pan over medium high heat.
  • Add diced onion and saute.
  • Add diced chicken
  • Add garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, cumin and chili powder and toss.
  • Lower the heat to medium and add black beans and half can of enchilada sauce and mix.
  • Add salt, pepper and a 1/4 cup of cheese and mix this up until the cheese melts.
  • Lay out a flour tortilla and spread a little of the chicken mix lengthwise towards the end of the tortilla and roll it up.
  • Place it seam side down in a baking dish that’s been coated with cooking spray.
  • Repeat this process until the baking dish is filled.
  • Cover the enchiladas with the remaining enchilada sauce and cheddar cheese.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until the cheese melts
  • Let sit 5-7 minutes before serving.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro

Serves: 5

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