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Monday, September 29, 2014

Julie's Chicken Enchilada Bowls

I love, love, LOVE mexican food...authentic or otherwise. If it says "enchilada" I KNOW it has to 
be something I would ADORE! These Chicken Enchilada Bowls were something I 
thought I would tryout on the family and see if they were really as good as my imagination
made them out to be.......YEP, they were!! They made my mouth do a little happy dance!!
They are packed full of that comfort flavor of a "Chicken Enchilada" without all the work. 
I KNOW these will make it to our table OFTEN!

Julie's Chicken Enchilada Bowls

Yield: Serves approximately 6 people

Special Enchilada Cream Sauce:
1 lg can green enchilada sauce
1 c. chicken broth
1 1/2 c. heavy cream
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
2-3 T. flour

Combine the enchilada sauce, cream and broth in a saucepan and heat. Stir constantly or it will burn. When sauce starts to boil add cheese and flour. Stir with a whisk until flour is well combined. Continue to stir until sauce thickens. Set aside. 

Enchilada Bowls: 
1 rotisserie chicken (or you can use cooked chicken of your choice), removed from bones
6 c. cooked rice
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can corn, rinsed and drained
3 c shredded cheddar cheese
1 bag Frito corn chips
avocado, diced
tomatoes, diced
sour cream

In a bowl (1 bowl for each person eating) layer desired amount of rice, beans, corn, chicken, SAUCE (the Special Enchilada Cream Sauce), cheese, and Frito chips. Top with avocados, tomatoes and a dollop of sour cream if desired. 
Hope you LOVE it as much as we do!!!


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