Enchiladas - New Mexico Style

Enchiladas - New Mexico Style

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"These enchiladas are stacked like pancakes, not baked in oven. This is a family recipe handed down two generations. Quick, easy and definitely delicious. Use your favorite kind of meat in this dish - it also works well for leftover meat."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 670 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 670 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 34.5 g
  • 53%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 53.7 g
  • 107%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 321 mg
  • 107%
  • Sodium:
  • 707 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken pieces, and cook until browned. Season with cumin and chili powder. Pour in the enchilada sauce, and simmer for about 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  2. In a separate skillet over medium heat, warm the tortillas. Don't fry them, just warm them until they are flexible.
  3. To assemble the enchiladas, dip a tortilla in the enchilada sauce, and place it on a serving plate. Spoon some of the meat and sauce on, then add shredded lettuce, cheese, onion and sour cream. Top with another tortilla that has been dipped in the sauce. You may repeat the layering as many times as you wish depending on your appetite. Make additional stacks for each person. Top stacks with a fried egg, if desired.

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There's a difference between the terms "Authentic New Mexican" and "New Mexico Style". The first means it's prepared the exact way one would expect it to be prepared (i.e. fresh ingredients) and...

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I'm from New Mexico and this recipe is not like any authentic New Mexico recipe I know of. Your red chile sauce should be made out of 16 dried red chile pods (minus seeds and ends) -- hydrated w...

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There's a difference between the terms "Authentic New Mexican" and "New Mexico Style". The first means it's prepared the exact way one would expect it to be prepared (i.e. fresh ingredients) and...

this is a good, easy recipe. and to those who rated it down because it uses "canned" things, shut up! from one who lives thousands of miles from fresh chile, I either rely on canned or do with...

I'm from New Mexico and this recipe is not like any authentic New Mexico recipe I know of. Your red chile sauce should be made out of 16 dried red chile pods (minus seeds and ends) -- hydrated w...

True new mexico style! The fried eggs are the most important part of the meal!

This is an outstanding recipe I was introduced to when i got married and is a Family favorite for special occasions especialy birthdays! This is the most requested dish we make. Yes top it with ...

These are like the ones my Mom made when I was growing up (I'm from Southwest Texas,) we had access to dried chilies to make fresh enchilada sauce but I've found the canned sauce is a good subst...

Thanks for the Recipe Been forever since I had a New Mexico REAL Enchilada not one of those Tacos people call Enchiladas, Once Again thank you Never got the recipe from my mom when she was her o...

This is a tasty dinner, and a good time-saving alternative over traditional baked enchiladas. Those who wish to add fresh chili peppers are free to do so, I'm sure. There's no need to rate down...

Messy but tasty. Kid pleaser.

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