Shari's Shredded Chicken Enchiladas


These shredded chicken enchiladas are a family favorite and easy to prepare.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 enchiladas


  • cooking spray

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 1 cup green salsa (such as Frontera® Tomatillo)

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken breasts

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided

  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers

  • 8 (8 inch) flour tortillas


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Mix sour cream and salsa together in a bowl.

  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion and garlic in the hot oil until soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in cooked chicken, 1 cup of the sour cream mixture, 1/2 of the Mexican cheese, and chile peppers.

  4. Spoon about 1/3 cup of the mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll tortillas and place, seam sides-down, into the prepared dish. Top with remaining sour cream mixture and cheese. Cover with foil.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until heated through and bubbly, 30 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

443 Calories
23g Fat
33g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 443
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 742mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 11mg 54%
Calcium 225mg 17%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 261mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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