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Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas are a little bit sweet, a little bit spicy, and a whole lot of yummy! The chicken is marinated in a delicious honey lime mix, making the perfect base for these enchiladas. This easy chicken enchilada recipe is cheesy, flavorful, and fun. Try them out for your next dinner!

Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 1077kcal
Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas are a little bit sweet, a little bit spicy, and a whole lot of yummy! The chicken is marinated in a delicious honey lime mix, making the perfect base for these enchiladas. This easy chicken enchilada recipe is cheesy, flavorful, and fun. Try them out for your next dinner!
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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup honey plus more for garnish
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound chicken cooked and shredded
  • 8-10 flour tortillas we like the soft wheat tortillas
  • 1 pound monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 2 cups green mole sauce
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. boursin cheese or other garlic spreadable cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the honey, lime juice, chili powder and garlic powder together and toss with the shredded chicken.
  • Let the chicken marinate for at least 30 minutes. the longer the better!
  • Spray a 9X13 pan with cooking spray. spread a thin layer of the mole sauce on the bottom of the pan.
  • spread the boursin across each tortilla in a thin layer.
  • Fill flour tortillas with chicken and a generous amount of shredded cheese, pour a small amount of honey over top before closing the tortilla.
  • Mix the remaining mole sauce with the cream and leftover chicken marinade
  • Pour sauce on top of the enchiladas and top with more cheese :)
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until brown and crispy on top.
  • i broiled mine for about 5 minutes after baking to create a nice crispy layer of cheese on top.
  • we served with whole grain rice, but would also be fantastic with black beans!

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Nutrition

Calories: 1077kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 69g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 234mg | Sodium: 1190mg | Potassium: 491mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 2140IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 953mg | Iron: 4.3mg