Rating: 4.5 stars
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I wanted to make chicken enchiladas but couldn't find a recipe that I had the ingredients for. So, I made this up using what I had on hand. It is mildly spicy. Add more peppers/cayenne or hot sauce to liven it up a bit.

Recipe Summary

15 mins
25 mins
10 mins
2 servings


Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium-high heat; saute onion, jalapeno pepper, chile pepper, and garlic until fragrant and lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Add chicken broth, chicken, chili powder, seasoned salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper; cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink in the center about 5 minutes.

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave, 15 to 20 seconds. Stir flour into melted butter until smooth.

  • Mix flour-butter mixture and sour cream into chicken mixture; cook and stir until sauce is thickened, 2 to 4 minutes. Add pepperjack cheese to sauce and stir until melted, 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Spread chips onto a serving platter; top with sauce and pico de gallo.

Nutrition Facts

554 calories; protein 23.3g; carbohydrates 28.6g; fat 38.8g; cholesterol 121.3mg; sodium 958.7mg. Full Nutrition