Enchilada Suiza

Indulge in this bright, fresh take on the popular enchilada dish featuring the bold flavor of Cholula® Green Pepper Hot Sauce.

Servings: 4


  • 11/2 pounds bone-in chicken breasts, skin removed
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic
  • 5 balck peppercorns
  • 1 pound (about 8) tomatillos, papery skin removed and washed
  • 2 serrano chiles
  • 1/4 cup Cholula® Green Pepper Hot Sauce
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup fat free sour cream
  • 8 flour tortillas (6-inch)
  • 11/2 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded


  • 1 Place chicken in large saucepan. Add 6 cups water, 1 teaspoon of the salt, garlic cloves, and peppercorns. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15 - 20 minutes. Remove chicken, pull meat from bones,shred and set aside.
  • 2 Place tomatillos and chiles in medium saucepan; add enough water to cover. Boil on medium-high heat 8 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water. Transfer tomatillos and chiles to blender container; add remaining 2 cloves garlic, Green Pepper Hot Sauce and cilantro. Blend until smooth, adding reserved cooking liquid to reach smooth consistency.
  • 3 Heat oil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Add tomatillo puree; reduce heat to medium. Simmer, stirring constantly, 10 minutes. Reduce heat. Add sour cream and remaining salt; cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Preheat oven to 350°F. Divide shredded chicken evenly among warmed tortillas and roll to enclose filling. Spread 1/3 of the tomatillo sauce in bottom of 9-inch square baking dish. Arrange enchiladas, seam-side down in single layer in dish.Pour remaining sauce evenly over top. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.
  • 5 Bake 30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is lightly browned and bubbly.

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