Chicken Enchiladas and Fizzy Red Wine? Yes!

These chicken enchiladas have lots of flavors, and you control the spice and heat with your choice of mild, medium, or hot red enchilada sauce. The fruit notes in Tassel Ridge Oskyfizzante® Red, a semi-sweet fruity, fizzy, red wine, make it a perfect pairing for any level of spice and heat!

Tassel Ridge® Bob’s Chicken Enchiladas

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken, enchilada
Servings 12 enchiladas

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1-oz pkg taco seasoning
  • 12 6-inch corn tortillas
  • 1 8-oz pkg shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 6-oz can pitted black olives
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, stems removed
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 19-oz can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 8-oz pkg shredded Cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut chicken into ½-inch wide strips. Put into medium saucepan. Sprinkle taco seasoning evenly over chicken. Cover chicken with water. Simmer over low heat 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. To assemble enchiladas, organize chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, olives, cilantro, and sour cream in half-circle around 8½ x 13-inch glass baking dish. Spray dish with nonstick cooking spray. Put two tortillas on microwave safe plate. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for 20 seconds. Put warmed tortillas in baking dish. Top each with chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, three olives, cilantro, and dollop of sour cream. Roll filled tortillas. Arrange in dish with open sides down. Repeat, making two enchiladas at a time. Pour enchilada sauce evenly over enchiladas. Top with remaining olives and Cheddar cheese. Bake 30 to 45 minutes, or until cheese and sauce are bubbling. Serves 4–6.

    Chef’s Note—Choose the level of heat and spice in these enchiladas with your choice of mild, medium, or hot Taco Seasoning and Enchilada Sauce.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Oskyfizzante® Red

Oskyfizzante Red is a semi-sweet, refreshing, fruity, fizzy wine with cherry and citrus on the nose and cherry and candied fruits on the palate. Pair Oskyfizzante Red with spicy Asian or Mexican foods or just chill well, open, and celebrate! Serve at 41°F.