Shrimp Enchiladas with Cheesy Sour Cream Sauce Recipe

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Tex-Mex for shrimp lovers.

This sauce will also work with scallops, chicken, turkey, or cheese enchiladas.

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Servings: 3-4


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  1. Heat oven to 350 F.
  2. Sauce: Add the olive oil to a skillet over a medium heat, stir in flour.
  3. Slowly add the chicken broth.
  4. When thickened, turn heat to medium low and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly.
  5. Add the cream cheese and Monterrey Jack, stir until blended.
  6. Remove sauce from the stove, stir in the sour cream.
  7. Saute the onions in olive oil until translucent. Add the garlic, saute briefly. Let onions cool.
  8. Pour 1/3 of the cheese sauce into the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.
  9. Heat the tortillas in the microwave in a baggie.
  10. Toss onions and shrimp with the shredded cheese. Divide in 8 portions.
  11. Roll 1 portion up in a tortilla, lay it seam side down in the baking dish. Repeat.
  12. Pour the rest of the sauce on top of the enchiladas.
  13. Sprinkle on cheese topping, drizzle on a bit of salsa or enchilada sauce.
  14. Bake 20 minutes.
  15. Top with cilantro.
  16. Serve hot.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 611g
Recipe makes 3 servings
Calories 1321  
Calories from Fat 836 63%
Total Fat 94.69g 118%
Saturated Fat 49.97g 200%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 464mg 155%
Sodium 1645mg 69%
Potassium 746mg 21%
Total Carbs 50.4g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 2%
Sugars 21.98g 15%
Protein 68.99g 110%
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