Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Chicken Enchiladas (See Jane Cook)

ready for the oven
In honor of the glutton-fest that's about to occur (i.e. Thanksgiving), I thought I would post the chicken enchiladas I made the other weekend.  I could honestly eat Mexican food almost every day.  I love fresh tortillas, avocados, tomatoes, and of course, cheese.  I prefer the healthier versions of these dishes, such as fresh fish tacos (no cheese, just fish, cabbage, and vinaigrette), but sometimes I love a good ol' Tex Mex meal.  I made this recipe of Chicken Enchiladas and it was surprisingly easy.  I kicked up the spiciness a notch with extra peppers and chipotles (because I crave the spice of life) and it was delicious.

fresh corn tortillas

shredded chicken breast
the final product, topped with avocado, creme fraiche, and cilantro
How do you feel about Mexican food?

21 comments

Taylor said...

Girl We are meant to be friends...I can eat it EVERY day!!! I make a great enchilada with a green sauce with chorizo, I just made them a couple weeks ago but we were too hungry to get any pics, srsly the Hubs asked 'why didn't you post about those!" I replied, 'Dude you already had eaten two by the time I thought about it!'

Nikki said...

I'm obsessed with Mexican Food. This looks so amazing, I need to try it (after thanksgiving of course)

Have a great day!
xx
Nikki

Miranda said...

Looks delicious, I love all Mexican food.
I'm going to try this next week! :) Thanks for sharing.

Josie said...

Ooooh, these look DELICIOUS, dear! I love Mexican food and haven't made enchiladas in forever!
xo Josie
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Alicia said...

YUUUUMM - I love mexican food, could seriously eat it everyday. And I especially love when cilantro and avocado are thrown into the mix.

Valerie said...

Mexican food is my FAVORITE!!! I'm with you on eating it everyday (sometimes the healthier variety, sometimes the greasy kind). These look incredible!!!

xo
Valerie

Jessica said...

Girlllll look at you. I loove Mexican food. Your final product looks flawless and almost too pretty to eat! I love me some enchiladas.

Katie said...

Mexican food is one of my favorites. It always looks so delicious!

Closet Fashionista said...

Mmmm those look pretty tasty :D
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Lisa Fergus said...

Mexican food is my favorite!! and this looks amazing!!

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this free bird said...

I just ate a huge piece of banana cream pie for lunch (that was effective), but am seriously considering calling the Mexican place on the corner for enchiladas now. Creme fraiche?? Calgon take me away!!

xo,
c

Kate said...

Mmm, these look AMAZING. makes me want something mexican inspired for my dinner!

Chas said...

Those look sooo amazing! I'm drooling!

Fashion Butter said...

Oh man. I LOVE mexican food (and you know how good it is in Chicago) and we just don't have it here. I did bring back a bunch of Goya stuff during my last trip - time to put it to good use!

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PILAR said...

that looks ah-mazing! thanks for sharing the recipe! i'm going to have to try it.

Catita said...

I simply love it and your enchiladas look amazing!
xoxo
Catita

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I never tried Mexican food!

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Fashion Fabrice said...

Yummie looks delishous:)
My bf is from nicaragua so i'm used to that kindda food and i LOVE it:)

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Elizabeth said...

This looks great! Mexican and Japanese are my absolute favorite foods

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