Go Back
+ servings
casserole dish with chicken enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 598kcal
Author: JB
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!


  • 2 cups chicken cooked and shredded
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups  shredded Monterey Jack cheese divided
  • 10 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup  sour cream
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup green enchilada sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine shredded chicken, green onions, salt, pepper, and 1 cup of monterey jack cheese.
  • Place 1/4 cup of mixture on a tortilla, roll up, and place into 8x10 baking dish.
  • Combine sour cream, chicken broth, and green enchilada sauce in a medium bowl.
  • Pour sauce on top of enchiladas in baking dish and add the rest of the cheese to the top of the enchiladas.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted.


Try adding cumin to the sauce for a little change in flavor.
For extra spice, try pepper jack cheese.


Calories: 598kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 1498mg | Potassium: 324mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1215IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 697mg | Iron: 3mg