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Enchiladas con Salsa Verde de Pollo y Feta (Chicken and Feta Enchiladas with Green Salsa)

19 Sep

One of the things that I love when visiting my in-laws is the care package that we bring home after having lunch or dinner with them.  More often than not, one thing that we always come home with is a big block of Feta cheese.  I had never really had this cheese before I met my husband and I was immediately smitten.  I could compare it to a Mexican cheese, “queso fresco” in that it’s crumbly, but queso fresco is softer and milder in flavor.  Feta’s texture is crumbly with a sharp, salty and tangy taste to it.  In having so much Feta cheese in the house, I grew tired of adding it to omelettes and salads and wondered what else I could do with it other than serving it during dinner as an appetizer with bread.

I was sitting at home one day and it occurred to me that enchiladas verdes would be a nice accompaniment with the briny/salty flavor of Feta because tomatillos’ flavor in salsa verde is tangy and a bit sour.  When this revelation first occurred to me, I decided to buy a can of Las Palmas ‘Salsa Para Enchiladas Verdes’ and made enchiladas filling them with shredded chicken, Feta cheese and black olives.  They turned out really good!  The combo of the Feta and salsa verde was excellent (Las Palmas is pretty good when you’re in a pinch and you don’t feel like making salsa).

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