Enchiladas in baking dish.

Easy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Learn how to make the easiest and BEST chicken enchiladas! Thanks to my enchilada sauce made with just a few ingredients in the blender and my Mexican chicken cooked in slow cooker, this recipe is super easy! Also, learn my trick to preventing the corn tortillas from breaking.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken enchiladas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 185 kcal
Author Anna


  • 2 cups Mexican Chicken
  • 1.5 cup cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1.25 cup enchilada sauce
  • pico de gallo
  • cilantro or parsley
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Spread 3 tablespoons of this enchilada sauce on the bottom of 9" by 13" baking dish.
  3. Place tortillas on a large plate and cover with damp paper towel. Microwave for 12 seconds. If not warm, microwave for 10 more seconds.
  4. Using 1/4 cup of chicken (from this recipe) and a tablespoon of cheese, fill each tortilla, fold and place seam down in the dish. Repeat with all tortillas.

  5. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the tortillas, spread gently with a spoon.
  6. Top tortillas with remaining cheese.
  7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Serve 2 tortillas per person, topped with pico de gallo or chopped tomatoes and red onion.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 27mg1%
Potassium 96mg3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.