Hi, my name is Elena and I am a Chef Master. I love to share my passion for cooking with others and that's why I am writing this article. Today, I want to share my favorite recipe for chicken green enchiladas. This recipe is easy to make, delicious, and perfect for any occasion. So, let's get started!
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Total Time: 50 minutes
- Recipe Category: Main Dish
- Recipe Cuisine: Mexican
- Aggregate Rating: 4.8/5
- 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
- 1 can (14 oz) green enchilada sauce
- ½ cup sour cream
- ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 small can diced green chilies
- ½ cup chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 12-14 corn tortillas
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a large bowl, combine chicken, green enchilada sauce, sour cream, cilantro, green chilies, onion, garlic, and 1 cup of shredded cheese. Mix well.
- Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add tortillas one at a time and cook for about 15 seconds on each side. Drain on paper towels.
- Spread a small amount of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla and roll up tightly. Place seam side down in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
- Top with remaining chicken mixture and shredded cheese.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Serve hot and enjoy!
|Nutrition Information||Amount Per Serving|
|Total Fat||16 g|
|Saturated Fat||8 g|
|Total Carbohydrates||22 g|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g|
- Q: How many servings does this recipe make?
- Q: Can I use flour tortillas instead of corn?
- Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
- Q: Can I freeze the leftovers?
- Q: Can I add more vegetables to the recipe?
- Q: Can I use a different type of cheese?
A: This recipe makes about 6-8 servings.
A: Yes, you can use flour tortillas if you prefer.
A: Yes, you can assemble the enchiladas up to a day ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake.
A: Yes, you can freeze the leftovers for up to 3 months.
A: Yes, you can add any vegetables you like such as bell peppers, tomatoes, or zucchini.
A: Yes, you can use any type of cheese you prefer such as cheddar or pepper jack.
1. To make this recipe even easier, use a rotisserie chicken instead of cooking your own.
2. If you like your enchiladas spicy, add some hot sauce or diced jalapeños to the chicken mixture.
3. Serve with a side of rice and beans for a complete meal.
That's it! I hope you enjoy this chicken green enchilada recipe as much as I do. It's a crowd-pleaser and perfect for any occasion. Don't forget to share it with your friends and family!