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Roasted Chicken Enchiladas

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

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

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 1 Whole (4 lb) whole chicken

  • 6 Tablespoon olive oil

  • salt

  • ground black pepper

  • 1 Small white onion, diced

  • 1 Can (4 oz) diced green chiles

  • 1 Can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 8 Large flour tortillas

  • 3 Cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

  • 2 Can Enchilada Sauce

  • 1/4 Cup fresh cilantro, for serving

  • sour cream, for serving

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

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

    Ingredients

    • 1 Whole (4 lb) whole chicken

    • 3 Tablespoon olive oil

    • As Needed salt

    • As Needed ground black pepper

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the thickest part of the breast, avoiding touching any bones. Place the chicken directly on grill grates, close the lid and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165°F, 1 hour.
  • 4

    In large skillet over medium-high heat, warm the oil. Add the onion and sauté for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the green chiles, season with salt and pepper, and sauté for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and combine shredded chicken to mixture.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Small white onion, diced

    • 1 Can (4 oz) diced green chiles

    • 3 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 5

    Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. To assemble the enchiladas, set up an assembly line including tortillas, enchilada sauce, beans, chicken mixture, and cheese.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained

    • 8 Large flour tortillas

    • 3 Cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

    • 2 Can Enchilada Sauce

  • 6

    Layout a tortilla and spread two tablespoons of sauce over the surface of the tortilla. Add the 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. Roll up the tortilla and place seam-side-down in the baking dish. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.
  • 7

    Spread the remaining enchilada sauce on top of the tortillas, then sprinkle on remaining shredded cheese.
  • 8

    Place the baking dish directly on the grill grates, close the lid and cook uncovered, until the cheese and sauce is bubbling, and the enchiladas are warmed through, 20 minutes.
  • 9

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

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 Cup fresh cilantro, for serving

    • sour cream, for serving

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