Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

This Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas recipe is as delicious as it is impressive, and it couldn’t be easier to make. With the perfect flavor combo, a hint of heat and 3 easy prep steps, you can fire up the recipe and get a crowd-pleasing dinner on the table in just 30 minutes. These chicken enchiladas with creamy green chile sauce are such a surefire winner, you’ll make them again and again.
Prep 15 Minutes
Total Time 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 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 package (8.2 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Soft Tacos and Fajitas (10 Count)
  • 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
Recipe Continues Below


  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 topper to these Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas.
  • For best results, pat the chicken slices dry before adding them to the hot skillet.
  • Add a mild kick to the dish by topping the enchiladas with fresh pico de gallo salsa.


  • 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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