Friday, February 1, 2013

Super Tasty Lite Mexican Chicken Casserole

Ingredients:

1 cup reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth
2 (4 1/2 ounce) cans canned diced green chiles, divided
1 3/4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup evaporated skim milk
1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
1/4 cup tub-style light cream cheese
1 (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce
12 (6 inch) corn tortillas
1/4 cup shredded extra-sharp reduced-fat cheddar cheese
1 ounce tortilla chips, crushed
cooking spray

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Bring broth and 1 can of chiles to a boil in a large skillet. Add chicken, reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes or until chicken is done turning once. Remove chicken to a plate and reserving cooking liquid for later. Allow chicken to cool and shred meat.  Saute 1 can of chiles and onion in heated olive oil for 3 minutes or until soft. Add reserved liquid, enchilada sauce, milk, cream cheese, Monterey Jack and stir well. Stir in shredded chicken, cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.  Coat a 2-quart casserole with cooking spray and place 4 tortillas in the bottom. Spread 2 cups of chicken mixture over tortillas. Repeat layers twice ending up with the chicken mixture on top. Top with crushed tortillas and cheddar cheese.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until throughly heated. Let stand for at least 10 minutes before serving

Serves 8
WW PointsPlus 8

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