green chili chicken enchiladas

Easy Green Chili Chicken Enchilada

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Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas are always a request for family dinner in our home. My kids are always sneaking spoonful’s of the creamy chicken filling faster than I can fill the tortillas. It’s that good!!! Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas are easy, quick and full of flavor. Enchiladas with green chili sauce are one of our favorite Mexican dishes. The flavor from the green chili’s, pepper jack cheese, and green enchilada sauce, are the perfect flavor combination for this Green Chili Chicken Enchilada recipe.

green chili chicken enchilada

Ingredients for Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas

  • Cooked Chicken
  • Diced Green Chili’s
  • Green Chili Enchilada Sauce
  • Sour Cream
  • Cream Cheese
  • Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cumin
  • Tortillas

How to make green chili chicken enchiladas

I love how easy green chili chicken enchiladas are to make. If your anything like myself, and love to pick up a couple rotisserie chickens while your at the grocery store to have on hand for the week, this green chili chicken enchilada recipe will be on the table in less than 40 minutes.

Start by preheating your oven to 375F and grease a 9×13 casserole dish. In a medium size bowl, add 1 cup enchilada sauce, 1/2 cup sour cream, room temperature cream cheese, green chilis, cumin, salt and pepper. Stir to mix ingredients well. Add in 1 1/2 cups pepper jack cheese and shredded cooked chicken. Stir to combine

Next, add 1/2 cup of enchilada filling to tortillas, roll tightly and place them in a greased casserole dish.

rolled enchiladas

How to make enchilada sauce

This is the creamiest green chili chicken enchilada sauce and is the perfect consistency. In a medium size bowl add 1 1/2 cups green enchilada sauce and 3/4 cups sour cream, stir to combine.

enchilada sauce

Next, pour enchilada sauce evenly over green chili sour cream enchiladas and top with 1 cup pepper jack cheese. Bake uncovered in a preheated 375 F oven for 30 minutes. Serve immediately with sour cream and Pico de Gallo. Easy Green Chili Chicken enchiladas can also be served alongside rice and beans.

Chicken enchiladas
Green chili chicken enchilada
green chili chicken enchiladas

Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas

April King
Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas are an easy, quick dinner recipe that can be on your table in less than 40 minutes. The creamy chicken enchilada filling is packed full of flavor and will become a family favorite.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8
Calories 244 kcal


Creamy Chicken Filling

  • 2 1/2 cups Shredded cooked chicken
  • 2- 4 oz. Cans green chilis
  • 1 cup Green enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 6 oz. Cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups Pepper jack cheese, shredded

Green Chili Enchilada Sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups Green enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream

Tortillas and Cheese

  • 8 Flour tortillas
  • 1 cup Pepper jack cheese, shredded to top enchiladas


  • Preheat oven to 375F and grease a 9×13 casserole dish
  • In a medium size bowl add green enchilada sauce, sour cream, softened cream cheese, green chilis, cumin, salt and pepper. Stir to mix well.
  • Add shredded cooked chicken and pepper jack cheese. Stir well to combine.
  • Place 1/2 cup of chicken filling into each flour tortilla. Roll tightly and place in greased casserole dish.
  • Prepare enchilada sauce by mixing green enchilada sauce and sour cream in a small mixing bowl.
  • Pour enchilada sauce evenly over rolled enchiladas, and top with shredded cheese.
  • Bake uncovered in a 350F preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with sour cream and Pico de Gallo. Enjoy


*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on should only be used as a general guideline.


Serving: 1EnchiladaCalories: 244kcalCarbohydrates: 6.5gProtein: 10.2gFat: 19.8gSaturated Fat: 13.2gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 597mgPotassium: 78.6mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 3.2gVitamin A: 72IUVitamin C: 40mgCalcium: 37.2mgIron: 1.2mg
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