Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Welcome hungry mouths with a fiesta of flavors packed into a baked chicken, cheese and tortilla favorite. Chile Chicken Enchiladas are tasty, satisfying, and—best of all—easy to pull together! This recipe requires just 20 minutes of prep, meaning you'll be serving up delicious green chile chicken enchiladas before you know it.
Prep 20 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hours 5 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1 can (19 oz) Old El Paso™ Mild Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 oz)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count)
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • Chopped avocado or green onions, if desired
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup enchilada sauce in bottom of baking dish. In medium bowl, stir together chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream and chiles.
  2. Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture down center of each tortilla. Roll up tortillas; arrange, seam sides down, in baking dish. Top enchiladas with remaining enchilada sauce. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; cover baking dish with foil, sprayed side down.
  3. Bake 35 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until hot and cheese is melted. Top with avocado or green onions. If desired, serve with lettuce, chopped tomato and additional sour cream.

Expert Tips

  • Shredded cooked turkey can be substituted for the chicken in this recipe.
  • For a splash of color, garnish the enchiladas with chopped tomatoes.
  • For the cheese in this Chile Chicken Enchilada recipe, feel free to substitute with Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend.


  • 1 Enchilada Calories 420 (Calories from Fat 220);  Total Fat 24g (Saturated Fat 12g ,Trans Fat 1/2g);  Cholesterol 85mg;  Sodium 1090mg;  Potassium 180mg;  Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 3g);  Protein 22g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 15%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 35%;  Iron 10%
  • Exchanges: 1 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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