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Easy Shredded Enchilada Green Chicken

Easy Shredded Enchilada Green Chicken
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Having shredded chicken on hand makes mealtime easier. Here’s a foolproof shredded chicken recipe that can be added to just about anything! (Or served in a shell and topped with all of your favorite fresh veggies.) ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

6
boneless skinless chicken thighs
Kosher salt and pepper
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
cup Old El Paso™ green enchilada sauce

Steps

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  • 1
    Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • 2
    Place a large skillet with olive oil over high heat and let the oil heat for a moment. Using a pair of tongs, add the chicken to the skillet and sear the chicken on both sides for 3 minutes each so that each side is golden brown.
  • 3
    Add the Old El Paso™ Mild Green Enchilada Sauce to the skillet and cover the skillet with a tight fitting lid. Reduce the heat to medium and let the chicken cook for 25-30 minutes.
  • 4
    After 20 minutes, using a pair of tongs, flip the chicken over to the over side and continue to cook for another 10 minutes. Turn the heat off and using 2 forks, shred the chicken and then use as needed.

Expert Tips

  • Feel free to use this base recipe and create a taco night, or use it for enchiladas, or nachos!!
  • You can easily use any of the Old El Paso™ enchilada sauces for this recipe - red sauce, green sauce… they are all delicious!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
140mg
46%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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