*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
              Enchiladas De Pollo (Deluxe Chicken Enchiladas)
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    chicken breasts
                         water
    1                    bay leaf
    8                    peppercorns or coarse pepper
                         salt
      1/2  C.            chicken broth from chicken breasts
    1      C.            Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz.)
                         sliced olives
                         corn tortillas
      1/2  C.            chopped onion -- (1/2 to 1)
    6      Tbsp.         Parmesan cheese
    1 1/2  C.            Jack cheese -- (1 1/2 to 2)
    1      Can           green chilies
    2      Cans          Mexican green -- (7 oz.)
                         hot sauce or 1 large can tomatillos
      1/4  C.            cilantro leaves
    2                    eggs
                         salt
    1      C.            cream
 
 In large pot or Dutch oven cover chicken with water.
 Add onion, bay leaf, pepper and salt to taste. Bring to boil.
 Simmer about 45 minutes. Cool chicken in broth. Reserve broth
 for other use. Shred chicken with fork or fingers and mix with
 chopped onion, Parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup shredded Monterey
 Jack cheese. Salt if needed. Set aside. In blender or
 processor, combine green chilies, tomatillos or hot sauce,
 cilantro, cream, egg and broth. Blend until smooth. Salt to
 taste. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat lard or oil in small
 skillet. With tongs, place one tortilla at a time in hot oil 3
 to 5 seconds until softened both sides. Drain on paper bowel.
 Fill each tortilla with chicken mixture. Press mixture to make
 compact. Roll tightly. Place seam down in baking dish. Pour
 chile mixture over enchiladas. Sprinkle cheese on top. Bake
 20 minutes until heated and bubbly. Prepare Guacamole and
 olives and shredded lettuce for topping if desired.
 
 
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