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My husband lived in Mexico for several years and loved Enchiladas Suizas (Swiss Enchiladas). I found this recipe, and he said that it tastes just like the ones his 'mamita' made him.

Provided by LOSTUTTLES

Categories     World Cuisine Recipes     Latin American     Mexican

Time 50m

Yield 6

Number Of Ingredients 8

2 cups chopped, cooked chicken
½ (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies
1 (7 ounce) can prepared green chile salsa
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups whipping cream
oil for frying
12 corn tortillas
1 ½ cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • In a bowl, mix together chicken, chilies, and salsa.
  • In a wide, shallow dish stir together salt and whipping cream.
  • Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Fry each tortilla for a few seconds, until it blisters, and immediately dip into cream and salt.
  • Fill fried tortillas with chicken mixture. Roll and place flap side down in a baking dish. Pour remaining cream over tortillas, and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, in a preheated oven until cheese has melted, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 640.3 calories, Carbohydrate 28.3 g, Cholesterol 170.2 mg, Fat 48.9 g, Fiber 4 g, Protein 23.1 g, SaturatedFat 26 g, Sodium 663.4 mg, Sugar 2.1 g

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