Super Easy Chicken Enchiladas

Easy Chicken Enchiladas: This chicken enchilada recipe is simple to make and oh-so-delicious. I got this recipe from a friend many years ago, and it is a favorite in our house.

This chicken enchilada recipe is simple to make and oh-so-delicious. I got this recipe from a friend many years ago, and it is a favorite in our house. I’ve been making it quite often lately because I’m always looking for meals I can make with cooked chicken.

First, you gather your ingredients…

Cooked chicken meat, heavy whipping cream, salsa, flour tortillas, and colby jack cheese.

I mean seriously.  How easy is that?

ingredients for chicken enchiladas

Next, chop or shred the chicken.

chicken enchilada recipe 1

Then you toss it in a bowl and pour salsa over it — whatever looks about right.

chicken enchilada recipe 2

And give it a stir.

chicken enchilada recipe 3

Then you pour some cream onto a plate and tip a tortilla in the cream on both sides.

chicken enchilada recipe 4

And then you place a spoonful of the chicken/salsa mixture down the middle like this.

chicken enchilada recipe 5

And roll it up and put it in a greased 13×9 pan.  Do the same with the other tortillas.  I usually make 7 or 8.

chicken enchilada recipe 6

Next, you need to shred the cheese.

chicken enchilada recipe 7

And spread it on top of the enchiladas and drizzle with cream. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until they look done.  Like this:

Easy Chicken Enchiladas: Cooked chicken meat, heavy whipping cream, salsa, flour tortillas, and colby jack cheese.  I mean seriously.  How easy is that?

Serve it with a side salad, and you’ve got yourself a meal!

Chicken Enchiladas
Author: 
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 1.5 pounds cooked chicken meat
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 12 oz jar salsa
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 8 oz Colby Jack cheese
Instructions
  1. Chop or shred the chicken.
  2. Toss it in a bowl and pour salsa over it - whatever looks about right and give it a stir.
  3. Pour some cream onto a plate and tip a tortilla in the cream on both sides.
  4. Then you place a spoonful of the chicken/salsa mixture down the middle.
  5. Roll it up and put it in a greased 13x9 pan. Do the same with the other tortillas. I usually make 7 or 8.
  6. Next, you need to shred the cheese and spread it on top of the enchiladas and drizzle with cream.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until they look done.

Other Chicken Recipes to try:

Chicken Gruyere
Chicken Chili
Herbed Chicken Rose