Honey-Lime Enchiladas


  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • ⅓ cup lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound shredded, cooked chicken
  • 2 cups green enchilada sauce, divided
  • 6 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 10 (8 inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup fat free half-and-half
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Whisk together the honey, chili powder, lime juice, and minced garlic in a large glass or ceramic bowl. Add the shredded cooked chicken and toss to evenly coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least a half hour.Remove the shredded chicken from the marinade, and shake off excess. Save the used marinade.


  • Step 2

    Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking dish, and spread 1/2 cup of enchilada sauce over the bottom.

  • Step 3

    Combine marinated shredded chicken with 5 cups of shredded Monterey Jack cheese in a bowl.Mix lightly.Spoon about 3/4 cup of the chicken-cheese mixture down the center of each tortilla.Roll tortillas and place seam-side down in the prepared baking dish.

  • Step 4

    In a bowl, whisk together remaining enchilada sauce, fat-free half-and-half, and remaining marinade.Pour sauce over enchiladas and sprinkle top with 1 cup of shredded Monterey Jack cheese.

  • Step 5

    Bake in preheated oven until the cheese has melted and the top is brown, about 30 minutes.

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