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Roasted Chicken Enchiladas

Traeger Kitchen


Roasted Chicken Enchiladas

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

1

Hours

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Roast and shred juicy chicken before rolling it up with tender chilies, black beans, and cheese and fire these enchiladas to perfection on the Traeger.

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole Chicken, whole (4lbs)

  • 3 Tablespoon olive oil

  • To Taste salt

  • To Taste pepper

  • As Needed olive oil

  • 1 Small onion, diced

  • 1 Can Green Chiles, diced

  • To Taste salt

  • To Taste pepper

  • 8 Large flour tortillas

  • 2 Can Enchilada Sauce

  • 1 Can 15 oz Can Black Beans, strained and rinsed

  • 3 Cup Shredded Mexican Cheese

  • As Needed sour cream

  • 1/4 Cup cilantro, finely chopped

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Rub olive oil over chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  • 3

    Place chicken directly on grill grate and cook for 1 hour or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165℉.
  • 4

    Remove from grill and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • 5

    Shred the chicken from the bone with a fork and set aside.
  • 6

    In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 7

    Add green chiles, and season with salt and pepper. Saute for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and combine shredded chicken to mixture.
  • 8

    To assemble the enchiladas, set up an assembly line including: tortillas, enchilada sauce, beans, chicken mixture, and cheese. Lay out a tortilla and spread two tablespoons of sauce over the surface of the tortilla. Add beans in a line down the middle of the tortilla, then add a spoonful of the chicken mixture and sprinkle with 1/3 cup cheese.
  • 9

    Roll up tortilla and place in a greased 9” x 13” baking dish. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  • 10

    Spread the remaining enchilada sauce on top of the tortillas, and sprinkle on remaining shredded cheese.
  • 11

    Place baking dish directly on grill still at 350℉, close lid and cook uncovered for 20 minutes.
  • 12

    Remove from oven and serve immediately. Garnish with sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro. Enjoy!