White Chicken Enchilada Recipe

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If you're looking for healthy dinner ideas for your family, then you have to try this delicious White Chicken Enchilada Recipe. Isn't it incredible to know that some of the best chicken recipes out there are also the most easiest and practical way of fixing family lunches or dinners? The drool factor for healthy homemade recipes is not only high but also free from preservatives and high sodium levels unlike eating at a fast food joint. These enchiladas are soaked in the delicious white sauce and then baked until tender and gooey with melted cheese. There is a right amount of protein in this recipe not only because of the chicken breast but also because there is chicken broth added to the sauce along with other dairy ingredients. You can also add other cheeses of your choice like feta, mozzarella, Swiss cheese to these enchiladas to up the taste a bit more just like the restaurant style. This is also a fun recipe for a picnic or potluck and everyone's going to love them. They make great appetizers at parties or get together too. You can freeze a whole batch of this wonderful chicken enchilada recipe and eat them whenever you crave a little something drool-worthy cheesy chicken enchiladas for dinner.

Healthy dinner ideas don't have to be elaborate or time-consuming. Cooking healthy homemade recipes are all about convenience and having access to the ingredients. As long you eat healthily it doesn't matter whether you bake, barbecue, grill or steam your meals. It's all about changing it up and trying new variations in your cooking style. This recipe uses chicken breast, but you can also use chicken thighs if you want. Always make sure to cook the chicken breast to the right temperature without drying it out too much. When cooking with chicken breast, it is important not to overcook it since there is a high chance of the meat losing its moisture resulting in a dry, chewy texture. The trick to cooking chicken breast perfectly for any recipe is to cook it on the lowest heat setting until done.

Always remember to clean your kitchen surroundings thoroughly after you have finished working with meat. It's important to refrigerate or freeze meat for later use to prevent salmonella. Do not let the meat sit at room temperature for a long time. Make sure always to cook chicken, pork, or any seafood thoroughly to avoid food poisoning. Even if the meat is slightly raw, it can result in contamination.

Thank you to Michelle at the Crafty Morning recipe blog for sharing this excellent White Chicken Enchilada Recipe with us. Michelle is a busy mom who loves cooking with a passion. For more healthy dinner ideas, do check out Michelle's blog where she shares some of the best chicken recipes. This variation of Chicken Enchilada recipe is healthy and hearty and doesn’t need a reason to indulge. Everyone is going to love this dinner idea. Try making them for loved ones today!

Nutrition Facts for: White Chicken Enchilada Recipe From Crafty Morning
Ingredients: Cheese, flour tortillas, butter, sour cream, diced green chilies, chicken, flour, chicken broth, salt, pepper.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings. * Per serving: Calories 344, Calories from Fat 196, Total Fat 21.8g 34%, Saturated Fat 13.0g 65%, Cholesterol 81mg 27%, Sodium 502mg 21%, Potassium 235mg 7%, Carbohydrates 15.7g 5%, Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%, Sugars 1.1g, Protein 21.0g, Vitamin A 13%, Vitamin C 8%, Calcium 27%, Iron 6%

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