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Chicken Enchiladas in Creamy Green Chile Sauce

This chicken enchiladas in creamy green chili sauce recipe is a flavorful enchilada recipe for any day of the week. Our green chili seasoning in the enchiladas and creamy green chile sauce creates a delicious green chile flavor. These enchiladas are a quick recipe that can be made the day you want to serve them or ahead of time when meal prepping for the week. 

chicken enchiladas in pan ready to eat

Chicken enchiladas are a fun recipe that can be enjoyed whenever you want an all-in-one meal. There are a variety of ways to make chicken enchiladas from using a red enchilada sauce to using a green chile enchilada sauce to adding in a variety of ingredients from beans to rice to vegetables. There are lots of creative ways to make your chicken enchiladas. 

Our chicken enchiladas in creamy green chili sauce recipe is great if you love the flavor of green chilies. We add our cream green chili sauce on top of tortilla shells that are stuffed with chicken seasoned in our green chili seasoning, rice, beans, diced green chilies, and cheese. These chicken enchiladas are an all-in-one meal that will fill you up. It will quickly become a new favorite recipe when meal prepping or planning. 

ingredients for chicken enchiladas, spanish rice, black beans, shredded chicken, diced green chilies, tortilla shells, chugwater chili green chili seasoning

Making the Creamy Green Chili Sauce 

In a medium pot combine 1 pound of roasted pork or chicken, 4 ounces diced green chilies, 15 ounces of green enchilada sauce, 22 ounce can cream of chicken soup,  15 ounces diced tomatoes with green chilies, and 3 rounded tablespoons Chugwater Chili Green Chili Seasoning

Bring to a simmer. 

creamy green chile enchilada sauce in pot ready to ladle over chicken enchiladas

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Assembling the Chicken Enchiladas 

Season 2 cups shredded chicken with 1 1/2 tablespoons Chugwater Chili Green Chili Seasoning

shredded rotisserie chicken seasoned with chugwater chili green chili seasoning

In a corn or flour tortilla (you can also try our homemade tortilla recipe) add a scoop of seasoned chicken, diced green chilies, cooked Spanish rice, drained and rinsed black beans, and a pinch of shredded cheese. You can add however many green chilies, beans, and rice as you wish. This recipe is easy to customize with the ingredients you have. 

tortilla shell with rice, black beans, diced green chilies, seasoned chicken, and shredded cheese ready to be rolled and placed in baking dish

Roll the filled tortilla and place it in a baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray. 

Repeat until the pan is filled. 

chicken enchiladas in baking dish ready for creamy green chile sauce and cheese to be added to the top

Ladle the green chili sauce on top of the enchiladas (If you want them extra saucy you can add a little of the sauce into the tortilla.)

Add remaining shredded cheese on top. 

chicken enchiladas in creamy green chile sauce ready to be covered with foil and baked at 350 for 30 minutes

Cover with aluminum foil. 

Baking the Enchiladas 

Bake the enchiladas at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until the middle is cooked and the edges start to bubble. 

Ahead of Time Meal Prepping the Chicken Enchiladas 

If you want to prep these chicken enchiladas ahead of time and freeze or refrigerate them you can simply add them to an aluminum pan and cover them with foil. 

If they are frozen they will take longer to cook but this creates a great option if you want to prepare meals for the future. 

How to Serve Chicken Enchiladas 

This chicken enchilada with creamy green chili sauce recipe is a great recipe to enjoy any time of the year. Serve these enchiladas hot with a salad, dessert, or alone. You add toppings such as diced jalapenos, sour cream, Chugwater Chili dip, guacamole, salsa, and more to the tops of them. This recipe is easy to make and can be made ahead of time. Make a single big pan to share with family and friends or put them in individual containers to meal prep for the week. There are many different possibilities when making this fun chicken enchilada recipe. 

chicken enchiladas in creamy green chile sauce on plate ready to eat

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