Fiesta Chicken Enchilada Recipe

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11 Jul

You know that question: If you could eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be? Well this is my answer! Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas. The bonus is that they’re a healthier version of your average enchiladas.

Fiesta Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Fiesta Chicken Enchiladas

  • 3 bags (1 lb) of Tyson Chicken Strips, cut into cubes
  • 1 lg Green Bell Pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 lg Red Bell Pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Chili Powder
  • 3/4 cup Chi-Chi’s Chunky Salsa, divided (hot and mild)
  • 2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg) Philadelphia, cream cheese, cubed
  • 3/4 cup Mexican 2% milk shredded four cheese, divided
  • 8-10 ea 6″ Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • Cooking Spray

1. Heat oven to 375ºF.
2. Heat large skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat. Add diced chicken, red and green peppers along with the chili powder; cook and stir for 8 min.
3. Stir in 1/4 cup salsa and cream cheese; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until cream cheese has melted and mixture is well blended.
4. Stir in 1/4 cup shredded mexican cheese.
5. Spoon heaping 1/3 cup mixture down center of each tortilla; roll up.
6. Place, seam-sides down, in 13×9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray
*7. Top with remaining salsa and shredded cheese.
8. Cover with Aluminum Foil and bake 20 minutes

Yields: 8-10 Servings (1 Enchilada per serving)

Weight Watcher Points: 7 PointsPlus

*My husband and I have different spice levels so I always spread Hot Salsa on half of the Enchiladas and Mild Salsa over the other half. If you notice in the picture below, I inserted toothpicks in the Hot Enchiladas before baking so I don’t get confused and accidentally grab one of the hubs. Ouch!

Fiesta Chicken Enchilada With Toothpicks

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