Monday, September 29, 2008

Honey Lime Enchiladas

Long time no posts! These are DELICIOUS! Thanks Amber and Leticia for the recipe, I was a HUGE fan! They are sweet with a little kick to it. This makes a lot, so you can half the recipe

3/4 cup honey
Lime juice (1-2 limes)
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon cumin1 pound chicken, cooked and shredded (or chicken breast/tender)
8-10 flour tortillas
1 pound monterey jack cheese, shredded
16 ounces green enchilada sauce
1 cup heavy cream

Mix the first five ingredients and toss with shredded chicken. Let it marinate for at least 1/2 hour. Pour about 1/2 cup enchilada sauce on the bottom of a 9X13 baking pan. Fill flour tortillas with chicken and shredded cheese, saving about 1 cup of cheese to sprinkle on top of enchiladas. Mix the remaining enchilada sauce with the cream and leftover marinade. Pour sauce on top of the enchiladas and sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until brown and crispy on top

Amber added:
**Here is my addition: I didn't have any left over marinade, so I just added a bit of each of the marinade ingredients to the enchilada sauce and it worked!

My new addition:
I also added a can of cream of chicken soup to the meat mixture to make it a little more creamy (as if you needed the extra calories!) but it just helped so the meat didn't taste too dry. You could probably even get away with 1/2 a can and use the healthy version!

1 comment:

Mendenhalls said...

the sauce on this recipe was d-licious! I was lapping up every last drop!