If your life is as crazy busy as mine you may always be looking for delicious, quick and easy recipes. Today I am sharing our favorite Chicken Enchiladas Recipe. The best part is that you can make these enchiladas with a store bought roasted chicken so in a little over 30 minutes you can have an amazing dish ready to go!

This Chicken Enchilada Recipe is delicious and super easy to make! @the36thavenue #recipes #chicken

  These enchiladas are cheesy, creamy and simply the best!

This Chicken Enchilada Recipe is delicious and super easy to make! @the36thavenue #recipes #chicken

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
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Serves: 6
  • 1 Store Bought Roasted Chicken { Costco's chicken recommended } or 4 to 5 Half Chicken Breasts.
  • 2 Cups of Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 Can 10.5 OZ Cream of Mushroom
  • 1 Can 4 OZ Diced Green Chiles
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • ½ tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 20 Flour Tortillas
  • 2 Cups Cheese
  1. Remove the skin from the chicken and shred the meat.
  2. Mix in a large bowl all the other ingredients but the cheese and tortillas. DO NOT OVERMIX, the sauce should be thick.
  3. Add the shredded chicken to the mixture and coat it with the sauce.
  4. While the oven heats up roll the enchiladas.
  5. Add some of the mixture to the tortillas, sprinkle with cheese, and roll it. Repeat the process and line them up side by side on the 9×13 baking dish.
  6. When the first layer is done add some more of the sauce on top of it and cheese on top of that. Then assemble the second and final layer of enchiladas.
  7. Finish it with the remaining sauce and generously sprinkle some more cheese.
  8. Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.
Optional:You can substitute the roasted chicken for chicken breast.
Remove any fat from the chicken and melt 4 Tb butter in a frying pan.
When the butter is hot add the chicken and let it cook completely.
Shread the chicken and continue with the rest of the steps on the recipe.


Best Chicken Enchiladas EVER! Pin it now and make them later!

This Chicken Enchilada Recipe is delicious and super easy to make! @the36thavenue #recipes #chicken

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11 Responses to Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

  1. Dianne says:

    What size of tortillas do you reommend for this?

  2. I am trying these tomorrow for dinner!

  3. My mouth was watering just reading the recipe. I LOVE chicken enchiladas – pinned and must try!! Thanks for the recipe:)

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