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Chicken Enchiladas

I love all Mexican food, so I hope you enjoy this take on enchiladas as well.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken recipes, easy, kids
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 888 kcal
Author Cultured Palate


  • 4 c. shredded chicken cooked
  • 2 c. sour cream or yogurt
  • 2 c. chicken broth
  • 1 c. milk or coconut milk
  • 4 Tbsp flour or white rice flour
  • 1 1/2 c. Monterrey Jack cheese shredded
  • 1 1/2 c. Colby cheese shredded
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 4oz can chopped green chilies
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 tortilla wraps 10 inch
  • 1 cup Colby cheese shredded for topping


  1. In a small saucepan, mix chicken broth and milk or coconut milk over medium heat. Once heated thoroughly, whisk in the flour and allow to thicken. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Reserve about a cup for the topping.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the broth mixture, chicken, sour cream (or yogurt), 1 1/2 c. each Monterrey Jack and Colby cheeses, green chilies and onion.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Place 1/2 cup of the mixture on each tortilla; roll up and place seam side down in a 3 quart oblong baking dish.
  6. Spread the reserved broth mixture over the top thinly.
  7. Bake at 350 F for 20 - 25 min.
  8. Remove from heat and sprinkle with 1 cup Colby cheese and continue baking 5 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchiladas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 888 Calories from Fat 513
% Daily Value*
Fat 57g88%
Saturated Fat 31g155%
Cholesterol 243mg81%
Sodium 1570mg65%
Potassium 704mg20%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 63g126%
Vitamin A 1395IU28%
Vitamin C 6.4mg8%
Calcium 913mg91%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.