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!
Prep 15 Minutes
Total 30 Minutes
Servings 5

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) Old El Paso™ Mild Green Chile Enchilada Sauce
  • 3/4 cup from 1 package (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Shredded 3 Pepper Blend Cheese
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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 1/2g);  Cholesterol 115mg;  Sodium 1160mg;  Potassium 240mg;  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 Choice: 2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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