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CHICKEN ENCHILADA FREEZER MEAL RECIPE

  • Author: Jamerrill Stewart

Ingredients

  • CHICKEN ENCHILADA FREEZER MEAL
  • 5 lbs of Shredded Chicken (I used 5 lbs of shredded chicken breast I cooked in my Instant Pot)
  • 1 cup chopped Green Onion
  • 4 cups cooked Brown Rice (Precooked in the Instant Pot)
  • 4 cups cooked Pinto Beans (Precooked in the Instant Pot)
  • 6 cups Shredded Cheese
  • 2 – 28 oz cans Enchilada Sauce
  • 50 Enchilada Wraps
  • CHICKEN ENCHILADA FREEZER MEAL TOPPING
  • 2 – 28 oz cans Enchilada Sauce
  • 6 cups Shredded Cheese

Instructions

CONSTRUCTING CHICKEN ENCHILADA FREEZER MEALS

  1. Set out 4 to 5 9×13 baking pans.
  2. Combined 5 lbs shredded chicken, 4 cups cooked rice, 4 cups cooked pinto beans, 1 cup green onion, 6 cups shredded cheese, and two 28 oz cans of enchilada sauce in a large container and mix thoroughly.
  3. Fill each enchilada wrap with chicken mixture and roll tight.
  4. Layer each filled wrap in 9×13 baking pan. You should get 10-12 enchiladas per pan.
  5. Pour approximately 1/2 a 28 oz can (14 oz) over the Chicken Enchilada meal.
  6. Top with 1 cup of shredded cheese.

Notes

FREEZER MEAL DIRECTIONS

  • Wrap each 9×13 pan with two layers of foil.
  • Label the top of each pan with recipe name and date.
  • Wrap each 9×13 pan with a layer of plastic wrap.
  • Set each pan to freeze in the freezer. Do not stack the pans on top of one another until each pan is individually frozen.

THAWED COOKING DIRECTIONS

  • Set the desired pans of Chicken Enchiladas out in the refrigerator the evening before you’d like to serve.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 (oven times may vary).
  • Remove plastic wrap and one layer of foil.
  • Place Chicken Enchiladas in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until bubbly and hot.
  • Remove the last layer of foil and allow to cook for 10 additional minutes.
  • Allow your hot Chicken Enchiladas to slightly cool on counter for 5 minutes or so before serving.

FROZEN COOKING DIRECTIONS

  • If cooking your Chicken Enchiladas from completely frozen (this happens in real life :), remove plastic wrap and one layer of foil and place frozen Chicken Enchiladas in preheated oven at 400 (oven temps may vary). Cook for up to 2 hours or until hot and bubbly. Remove last layer of foil and cook uncovered an additional 10 minutes as needed.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 48
  • Calories: 269
  • Sugar: 5
  • Sodium: 824
  • Fat: 12
  • Saturated Fat: 7
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 14
  • Protein: 26
  • Cholesterol: 75
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