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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

.:Guest Blogger - Katie @ Favorites and Things:.

Hello everyone! My name is Katie and I live in Utah with my cute husband and little two year old daughter, Addie. My little place online is called Favorites and Things. I love to share all different fun finds on my blog like Elmo Cupcakes, great recipes and crafts.

Today I'm sharing a recipe for Chicken California. This recipe was the second recipe I ever posted on my blog and it's still one of my favorites! It's so easy to make, and I can always use another recipe with cooked chicken. My husband likes to cover these in hot sauce, but I like them just the way they are.


4 T butter
4 T flour
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
2 cups milk
2 cups chicken, cooked; shredded or cut into bite-size pieces
2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, grated
1 dozen flour tortillas
2 T chopped parsley

1) Preheat oven to 350*.

2) Measure flour, salt and pepper into small bowl.

3) Melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Add flour/salt/pepper all at once. Whisk until mixed well.
4) Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture is smooth & bubbly.
5) SLOWLY stir in milk, whisking constantly, and heat to boiling. Continue stirring until smooth and thickened.

6) Reserve half of sauce, set aside.
7) Put a spoonful each of chicken, cheese and sauce in each tortilla, then roll up enchilada-style. Lay side-by-side in a 9x13” pan.(I just add 1 tablespoon of sauce to each tortilla)

8) Spread remaining sauce evenly over top of rolled tortillas. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and; chopped parsley.

9) Bake uncovered at 350* for 20-25 mins.


  1. mmmmmmmmmm! This sounds so good! Will be making this for dinner tonight! I can always use a new chicken recipe too! Thanks!!

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  3. Yummy yummy. I am trying to lose 3 pounds so I can't make these right now but I will keep them in my recipe file.

  4. Yum, sounds so good I think even my picky husband will like it! I'm putting this on the meal plan for next week! Thanks for sharing!

  5. That looks soooo good! And simple! I love simple! Thanks!

  6. This looks and sounds good. Can't wait to try it. Be blessed. Cindy

  7. Your recipes sounds great - thanks so much for sharing. I also wanted to share my love for tortillas too! They help you make quick, delicious, healthy recipes in no time!

    Not sure if you ever tried La Tortilla Factory Low Carb/High Fiber Tortillas. They are only 80cals per tortilla and taste great!

    We use these wraps for all of my meals – breakfast (egg burritos), lunch (all types of wraps such as turkey, veggie..etc) and dinner (pizzas) although they can be also used for snacks (you just have to get creative).

    If you are interested, we list one of my favorite recipes (Italian Veggie Pizza) on our site.

    Hope you like the recipe! Thanks for great post and forward to reading more!

  8. I made these for dinner last night and my husband was willing to take them in his lunch today AND have them for dinner again tonight. They were delicious, thanks for sharing!


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