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Rotisserie Chicken Enchiladas with Home Enchilada Sauce

A classic chicken and cheese enchilada recipe that is made from a rotisserie chicken.  Topped with a homemade, gluten-free enchilada sauce that is ready in 15 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Calories 587 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

Enchilada Sauce:

Enchiladas:

  • 12-14 corn tortillas
  • ¼ c. coconut oil
  • 1 rotisserie chicken meat removed and chicken shredded
  • 1/3 c. salsa medium or mild
  • 1-8 oz. package shredded cheese of choice Cheddar, Monterrey Jack, etc.

Extras:

  • Green onions
  • Sour cream

Instructions

For the Homemade Enchilada Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl combine chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine olive oil and tapioca starch. Whisk for 1 minute over medium-low heat.
  3. Add in ½ c. chicken broth and whisk to combine. Add seasoning ingredients. Slowly add in remaining chicken broth, over the course of 5 minutes, while keeping saucepan over a medium-low heat.
  4. Let sauce simmer for 12-15 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally.

For the Enchiladas:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place 1 T. coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Heat up 3-4 tortillas at a time in the oil. (This helps make the tortillas softer and easier to roll up.) Repeat with remaining oil and tortillas.
  3. Fill each tortilla with 2-3 T. chicken, 1 T. cheese, and ½ T. salsa. Roll up and place seam-side down in a large baking dish coated with non-stick cooking spray. Depending on the size of your dish, you may need two dishes to fit all of the enchiladas.
  4. Cover enchiladas with enchilada sauce. Top with remaining shredded cheese and bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes in the preheated oven.
  5. Serve with green onions and sour cream. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Rotisserie Chicken Enchiladas with Home Enchilada Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 587 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 126mg42%
Sodium 659mg29%
Potassium 555mg16%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 43g86%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Vitamin C 6.7mg8%
Calcium 102mg10%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.