Budget Recipe: Chicken Enchilada
  • 500g chicken, cut into strips (£2)
  • 1 onion, sliced (12p)
  • 1 tin of passata (43p)
  • 1 can of sweetcorn (35p)
  • 1tbsp oil (1p)
  • ½tsp chilli powder (3p)
  • 1tsp cumin (8p)
  • 1tsp paprika (6p)
  • 8 flour tortillas (69p)
  • 100g grated cheese (48p)
Total cost: £4.25 - £1.06 each for a family of four
  1. Heat the oil in a pan and, when hot, add the onion.
  2. Once the onion has softened, mix in the spices and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add in the chicken and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Mix in the passata and sweetcorn and leave to thicken for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the heat from the pan and preheat the oven to 180C.
  6. Put a few tablespoons of the chicken into each of the tortillas and wrap them.
  7. Spoon half of the passata into the bottom of an oven proof dish and arrange the filled tortillas on top.
  8. Drizzle the other half of the sauce over the top and cover with grated cheese.
  9. Cook in the centre of the oven for about 20 minutes, until the cheese is golden.
We usually serve with cous cous or rice and a side salad
Recipe by Skint Dad at https://skintdad.co.uk/budget-recipe-chicken-enchilada/