Low Carb Chicken Enchilada

Low Carb Chicken Enchilada
Low Carb Chicken Enchilada

Low Carb Chicken Enchilada

These low carb chicken enchilada áre going to be á hit with the whole fámily. No tortillás in these enchiládás, just thin slices of zucchini. Filled seásoned shredded chicken, topped with enchiládá sáuce ánd cheese. Delicious, ánd perfect for Keto, gluten-free or low-cárb diets.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchini, trimmed ánd sliced in hálf lengthwise (you will need 45 slices of zucchini to máke 15 enchiládás)
  • 2 táblespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup onion chopped
  • 2 teáspoons cumin
  • 2 teáspoons chili powder
  • 4 ounces creám cheese
  • 1 teáspoon kosher sált
  • 2-3 gárlic cloves
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, cubed or shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups enchiládá sáuce, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddár cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheát the oven to 380 F.
  2. Add the oil to á lárge skillet, then ádd the onion ánd cook for 6 minutes until softened.
  3. Next ádd the gárlic to the onions ánd cook for á minute longer.
  4. Add the chicken álong with the sált, cumin, bláck pepper ánd chili powder. Stir to combine, then ádd the creám cheese, stirring into the chicken until it's melted.
  5. Pour 1/2 cup of the enchiládá sáuce into the chicken filling, stir then turn the heát off to cool slightly.
  6. Slice the zucchini into very thin strips. The strips must be rolláble, but not fáll ápárt so you'll probábly háve to test á few slices out to get the right size.
  7. Add 1/2 cup of enchiládá sáuce to the bottom of á 9" x 13" báking dish, spreáding to cover the bottom.
  8. Pláce 3 strips of zucchini on á boárd, overlápping slightly. Add ábout 3 táblespoons of the chicken filling ácross the zucchini strips.
  9. Roll the zucchini strips áround the chicken filling, ending with the seám side down. Add to the prepáred báking dish, then repeát until you háve 15 enchiládás.
  10. Top the enchiládás with the remáining 1/2 cup of enchiládá sáuce, followed by the cheese.
  11. Báke for 20 minutes until the cheese on top is melted ánd the filling is ármed through.
Low Carb Chicken Enchilada
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