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Easy Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Boats with red chili sauce and melted cheese.  A 30 minute meal that's gluten free, low carb, high protein and perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Boats

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: gluten free, low carb, chicken, 30 minute meal
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: american, mexican

Description

Easy Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Boats with red chili sauce and melted cheese. A 30 minute meal that’s gluten free, low carb, high protein and perfect for a weeknight dinner.


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Ingredients

Chicken Enchiladas

  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken (white meat)
  • 8 oz package frontera red chili enchilada sauce
  • 4 large zucchinis, sliced in half lengthwise and scooped out to create a “boat”
  • 1/2 cup shredded mexican cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS:

  • diced tomatoes
  • sliced red onion
  • diced avocado
  • sliced jalapeno

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl add shredded rotisserie chicken and enchilada sauce. With a fork, mix everything together so the chicken is completely coated.
  3. In a 13×9 inch baking dish, add zucchini boats flesh side facing up. Scoop the chicken mixture into the “boat” part of the zucchini.
  4. Sprinkle with shredded mexican cheese.
  5. Cover the baking dish with tin foil. Bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove the tin foil from the pan. Bake for another 5 minutes uncovered.
  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro. Serve.
  8. Add additional toppings for more deliciousness! 🙂

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 zucchini boat
  • Calories: 151
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 723 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 17 g
  • Cholesterol: 32 mg

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