Chicken Enchiladas recipe

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These Chicken Enchiladas are an easy dinner to make for your family. Full of flavor, they come together quickly. Kids would love to help making them, and especially love to eat them!casserole dish with chicken enchiladas

I HAVE to share with you the recipe I used for dinner tonight!! These chicken enchiladas are amazing!!

I tweak the recipe a little and add cumin to the sauce and use pepper jack cheese so it’s spicy 😉  You must try this sometime, they are amazing!!
casserole dish with chicken enchiladas
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Servings: 6 servings
Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
 
Author: JB
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: chicken enchiladas, Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

These Chicken Enchiladas are an easy dinner to make for your family. Full of flavor, they come together quickly. Kids would love to help making them, and especially love to eat them!

Ingredients
  • 2 cups chicken cooked and shredded
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups  shredded Monterey Jack cheese divided
  • 10 flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup  sour cream
  • 2 cans chicken broth
  • 1 4 ounce can green chilies chopped
Instructions
  1. Combine shredded chicken, chopped onion, salt, pepper, and 1 cup of monterey jack cheese.
  2. Place 1/4 cup of mixture on a tortilla, roll up, and place into 8x10 baking dish.
  3. To create sauce, melt 1 stick of butter in a saucepan on medium heat and add flour to create a roux.

  4. Turn up heat to med-high and add 1 can of chicken broth. Stir until sauce is free of lumps.

  5. Add second can of chicken broth and stir a few minutes until thickened. Add can of green chiles and stir. Turn heat down and add sour cream (be sure not to let sauce boil or sour cream will curdle).

  6. Pour sauce on top of enchiladas in baking dish and add the rest of the cheese to the top of the enchiladas.

  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted.

Recipe Notes

Try adding cumin to the sauce for a little change in flavor.

For extra spice, try pepper jack cheese.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 793, Fat: 56g, Saturated Fat: 31g, Cholesterol: 159mg, Sodium: 1452mg, Potassium: 385mg, Carbohydrates: 39g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 33g, Vitamin A: 27.5%, Vitamin C: 14.7%, Calcium: 70.4%, Iron: 18.6%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

 

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