I was eating lunch with Michele last week and she mentioned that she made her favorite Honey Lime Enchiladas for dinner the night before. I had never heard of Honey Lime Enchilidas and I thought they sounded good. I went back to work and found the recipe on line at The Sister's Cafe. I liked the idea of the honey lime sauce on the chicken but we prefer corn tortillas and I don't like the canned sauces. I didn't have time to make my own sauce (just lazy). If I had made my own sauce, I would have tried this one from LeaAnn over at Mangos, Chili and Z - it looks fabulous. So taquitos it was!
We really liked the sweetness that the chicken had from the honey. They were really good. I served the taquitos with cheese dip and salsa. It was a good way to use up my leftover chicken.
- 1 lb chicken breast, cooked in Lawry's Mesquite Marinade
- honey lime sauce
- corn tortillas
- pepper jack cheese
- sour cream
Preheat oven to 425. Shred chicken. Add honey lime sauce to chicken and let soak into the chicken for 30 minutes.
Work with a few tortillas at a time and heat in the microwave until they are soft enough to roll without cracking. It helps to place them between damp paper towels. Usually 45-60 seconds will do it. If you find yours are cracking when you roll them or come unrolled right away, just try heating them longer and try the paper towel thing.
Place 2-3 T of chicken mixture on the lower third of a tortilla, keeping it about 1/2 inch from the edges. Top with pepper jack cheese, then roll it up as tight as you can.
Place seam side down on the baking sheet. Lay all of the taquitos on the baking sheet and make sure they are not touching each other. Spray the tops lightly with cooking spray or an oil mister and sprinkle some kosher salt on top.
Place pan in oven and bake at 425 for 15-20 minutes or until crisp and the ends start to get golden brown. Serve with salsa and sour cream.
Honey Lime Sauce
1/3 c honey
1/4 c lime juice
1 Tb chili powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Mix together sauce ingredients then add to shredded pork or chicken. Let the sauce soak into the meat for about 30 minutes.
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