1 lb chicken – 15 pts
olive oil cooking spray
1 tbsp lime juice
salt and pepper
8 low-carb tortillas – 16 pts
1 1/2 cups low fat cheese – 12 pts
1/4 cup Brummel and Brown low fat yogurt buttery spread stuff – 4 pts.
1/4 cup flour – 4 pts
15 oz of chicken broth
1 cup ff sour cream – 4 pts
1 can green chilies
Total = 55 points divided by 8 enchiladas = 7 points per enchilada (big and stuffed enchiladas!)
Liberally spray pan with cooking spray. Chop and saute chicken and chopped onion. Sprinkle chicken and onion mixture with chicken magic seasoning, salt, pepper, and cumin (I eye ball it, just liberally coat the top of the mixture with each, if I had to guess I’d say start with 1/2 tsp of salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp of chicken magic, 1/8 tsp of cumin). Once chicken is mostly cooked, add about 1-2 tbsp of lime juice (again, I eyeball it, but it’s to taste really. Lime is the secret ingredient than makes Mexican dished taste Mexican).
Allow mixture to cool enough to touch it. Divide mixture into 8 equal parts. It’s usually a heavy 1/4 cup. Sprinkle 1 1/2 tbsp of cheese (3/4 cup divided) inside each enchilada. Roll the chicken mixture and cheese in each tortilla. Place them seam side down in a 9 x 13 sprayed baking dish.
Let 1/4 cup of the low fat buttery spread melt in a a sauce pan. Add 1/4 cup of flower to melted butter and wisk until smooth (making a roux). Add chicken brown and wisk until smooth. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add 1 cup of fat free sour cream and 1 can of green chillies. Pour sauce over enchiladas. Top with remaining 3/4 cup of cheese and bake at 400 for 20 minutes or until sauce at edges is bubbly and cheese is melted.
These make HUGE enchiladas. One really is enough. If you’re really hungry 2 will for sure fill you and 14 points for two is not bad either for that much food. I’d suggest 1 with a veggie side or even brown rice. You can lighten it even more with fat free cheese instead of reduced fat, but it was too rubbery for me! I also tried making the sauce with just chicken stock instead of flour and water and I do not recommended that!