Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas

Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Diane Wicktora


My family loves Mexican. I came up with this recipe after desperately searching the pantry for something for dinner. Now it is almost a weekly request. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


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10 Min
1 Hr


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  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    coriander, or 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 4 oz
    chopped green chilis
  • ·
    juice of one lime
  • 2
    boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can(s)
    green enchilada sauce
  • 4
    flour tortillas, 8-10 inches
  • 2 c
    monterey jack cheese, shredded.

How to Make Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas


  1. Mix first 6 ingredients and lime juice in medium saucepan. Add chicken breasts and cook over medium heat until done, about 25-30 minutes.
  2. Shred chicken and return to saucepan. Mix to coat chicken.
  3. Divide chicken between 4 tortillas. Top with 1/8 cup cheese. Roll tortillas and place in greased 11x7 baking dish. Pour enchilada sauce over tortillas and top with remaining cheese.
  4. Bake at 350° for 20-30 minutes until heated through and cheese is melted.

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About Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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