Swiss Enchiladas


My husband lived in Mexico for several years and loved Enchiladas Suizas (Swiss Enchiladas). I found this recipe, and he said that it tastes just like the ones his 'mamita' made him.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
6 servings


  • 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken

  • ½ (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies

  • 1 (7 ounce) can prepared green chile salsa

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups whipping cream

  • oil for frying

  • 12 corn tortillas

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a bowl, mix together chicken, chilies, and salsa.

  3. In a wide, shallow dish stir together salt and whipping cream.

  4. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Fry each tortilla for a few seconds, until it blisters, and immediately dip into cream and salt.

  5. Fill fried tortillas with chicken mixture. Roll and place flap side down in a baking dish. Pour remaining cream over tortillas, and sprinkle with cheese.

  6. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated oven until cheese has melted, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

640 Calories
49g Fat
28g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 640
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 63%
Saturated Fat 26g 130%
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 663mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 10mg 48%
Calcium 334mg 26%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 274mg 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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