Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

This creamy chicken enchilada recipe is as delicious as it is impressive, yet it's easy to make! It's the perfect flavor combo with a hint of heat, ready in just 30 minutes. Simply cut chicken breasts into strips, and cook them with cream cheese and mild green chiles for a creamy enchilada filling. Spoon the mixture onto tortillas, and top with Old El Paso™ Green Chile Enchilada Sauce and cheese. Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas don't get any easier or tastier than this!
  • 15 Minutes Prep
    30 Minutes Total
  • 5 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 package (8.2 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas For Soft Tacos & Fajitas (6 inch)
  • 2 cans (10 oz each) Old El Paso™ Green Chile Enchilada Sauce
  • 3/4 cup Old El Paso™ Shredded 3 Pepper Cheese Blend (3 oz)
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Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook chicken over medium-high heat 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center. Stir in cream cheese and green chiles; reduce heat to medium. Cook and stir until blended and cream cheese is melted.
  3. Spoon chicken filling onto tortillas; roll up, and place seam sides down in baking dish. Pour enchilada sauce over top; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Chopped tomatoes and fresh cilantro leaves make a great fresh topper addition to these creamy chicken enchiladas.
  • For best results, pat chicken slices dry before adding to a hot skillet.
  • Try topping the Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas with fresh pico de gallo salsa.

Nutrition

2 Enchiladas Calories 540 (Calories from Fat 280); Total Fat 31g (Saturated Fat 16g, Trans Fat 0.5g); Cholesterol 115mg; Sodium 1160mg; Total Carbohydrate 36g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 5g); Protein 30g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 20%; Iron 15%;
Exchanges: 2 1/2 Starch, 2 Very Lean Meat, 1 High-Fat Meat, 4 Fat
Carbohydrate Choices: 2.5

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