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Chi Chi's Seafood Enchiladas

tortillas, crabmeat, milk, wine, cheese, shrimp, butter, flour, lobster

Chi Chi's Seafood Enchiladas -


6 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons lobster base
3 1/2 cups 2% low-fat milk
1 cup white wine or 1 cup cooking sherry
8 ounces monterey jack cheese, shredded
1 (4 ounce) can baby shrimp
2 (8 ounce) packages imitation crabmeat, flake style
10 (6 inch) flour tortillas, old mission restaurant style

Directions for Chi Chi's Seafood Enchiladas Recipe

FOR THE SAUCE: Melt butter in a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat.
Add flour.
Cook and stir for 5 minutes(should have a nutty aroma).
Add 1/2 tsp white pepper.
Stir in 2 tbsps lobster base and cook for an additional minute.
Add milk & wine.
Add 2 oz. of the cheese.
Continue to cook until thickened.
FOR THE CRAB MIX: Lightly chop the flaked imitation crab.
Combine with shrimp in a medium size bowl.
Add 1.5 cups of cold sauce.
Mix well.
FOR THE ENCHILADAS: Lay out the tortillas on a flat surface.
Place 2 to 3 heaping tablespoons of the crab mix across the center of each tortilla.
Place flap of the tortilla over the crab mix and roll.
Place flap side down onto a plate or in your baking dish.
Ladle warm sauce over the enchiladas.
Top with remaining monterey jack cheese.
Put into a preheated 425 degree convection oven for 12-14 minutes. In a conventional oven you may want to microwave on high for a minute or 2 before placing in the oven.
Watch and do not allow to burn (brown spots).
Sprinkle with paprika.

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