Mexican Fiesta: Baked Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made Tortillas and Sauce! | How to make Mexican Fiesta: Baked Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made Tortillas and Sauce!

By Mallika Chaudhary  |  2nd Apr 2018  |  
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Mexican Fiesta: Baked Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made Tortillas and Sauce!by Mallika Chaudhary
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About Mexican Fiesta: Baked Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made Tortillas and Sauce! Recipe

Are you ready for some spicy Mexican yummyness amigos??? Mexican cuisine is such a fantastic one. What’s not to like? The veggies, the sauces, the breads….I would take a plateful of tacos and fajitas from a cart in the park, over a three course meal at a fine-dining restaurant any living day. Enchiladas are everyone’s particular favorite! Baked tortillas full of crunchy veggies and yummy sauces! You can stuff it with whatever you have lying n your refrigerator and it is so easy to put together and serve. Try these delicious chicken enchilada bites smothered with tangy home-made sauce and oodles of cheese. I am sure that it will quickly transform in your family's favourite snack. Enjoy!

Mexican Fiesta: Baked Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made Tortillas and Sauce!

Ingredients to make Mexican Fiesta: Baked Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made Tortillas and Sauce!

  • for the tortillas-
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tbsn olive oil
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes or 5-6 fresh tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsn cornflour
  • 1.5 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp fajita seasoning
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chilly powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsn olive Oil
  • salt to taste
  • For the chicken Filling:
  • 1 boneless chicken breast, diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • ½ jalapeno, chopped
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • ½ green bell pepper, sliced
  • Some cooked red kidney beans or a small can of black beans
  • 1 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1 tsp dried fajita seasoning
  • A dash of soya sauce
  • 2 tbsn olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Also needed:
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella plus cheddar cheese
  • Some fresh cilantro, chopped

How to make Mexican Fiesta: Baked Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made Tortillas and Sauce!

  1. Let us make the tortilla dough first. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients and knead a dough of medium-soft consistency. Cover with a damp cloth and let it rest.
  2. In the meanwhile, make your tangy tomato sauce. In a saucepan, heat your oil.
  3. Once hot, add the bay-leaf, chopped garlic and onions, Fry until the onion turns pink and translucent.
  4. Add the full can of tomatoes. Cover and cook till they get well done.
  5. Add the vegetable stock as well as all the seasonings. Let simmer on low heat for around 10 minutes.
  6. Prepare your cornflour mixture to thicken up the sauce. Combine the cornflour with ¼ cup of water in a cup and mix well. Add this slurry little by little to the sauce while stirring the latter continuously. Let the sauce simmer for 2-3 mins
  7. You will see that your sauce has thickened up beautifully. Switch off the flame and let your sauce cool. Pour your cooled sauce through a sieve to get rid of all the solid elements.
  8. The delicious and rich enchiladas sauce is ready!!
  9. Next, prepare the chicken filling! In a seperate pan, heat some oil.
  10. Add the chopped garlic and jalapeno. Fry for a few seconds.
  11. Add the sliced onions and bell pepper. Saute uncovered for around a minute, so that they are still crunchy.
  12. Add the diced chicken, along with fajita seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook till chicken is completely cooked through.
  13. Add the red chilly powder and a dash of soya sauce. Fry for around 1 minute, before switching off the flame. Set aside the filling till it gets cooled down completely.
  14. Finally make your tortillas. Smoothen your dough and divide into small, round balls.
  15. With a rolling-pin, roll the dough balls into thin circles like chapattis.
  16. Heat a skillet on medium-high.
  17. Place your tortilla onto the hot skillet. Cook till done on both sides by flipping once in between. You can also smear some oil on both sides while cooking, for crisper and golden tortillas.
  18. Prepare all your tortillas this way!
  19. Let us assemble the enchiladas now! Pre-heat your oven at 180 degrees C.
  20. Lay out a tortilla, and smear two tablespoons of sauce over the surface of the tortilla.
  21. Take a spoonful of the chicken mixture and arrange it in a straight vertical line along the tortilla.
  22. Add beans on the top of the chicken mixture.
  23. Finally, sprinkle the cheese generously on top.
  24. Roll up tortilla and place in a greased baking dish. Repeat this method with all the remaining tortillas.
  25. Assemble the tortillas snugly side by side in a greased baking dish and pour around 2 tablespoons of enchilada sauce more per tortilla, on the top of them.
  26. Top with the remaining shredded cheese.
  27. Cover with a foil and bake for 20 minutes and last 5-6 minutes uncovered or till the cheese gets browned.
  28. Cut each enchilada in three parts to get bite-sized pieces or simply let them be as they are.
  29. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with sour cream or mayo. Enjoy!

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