White Chicken Enchiladas

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Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas made with flour tortillas, shredded chicken, cheese, sour cream, and more! The flavor of the creamy white sauce that surrounds the chicken enchiladas is so delicious! This is sure to become a favorite enchilada recipe in your house soon!

Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas made with flour tortillas, shredded chicken, cheese, sour cream, and more!

White Chicken Enchiladas

One of my favorite parts of this recipe is the sauce alone! If you’re not in the mood for chicken, consider ground beef or ground turkey instead! The creamy and cheesy enchilada sauce is similar to our sour cream enchilada casserole.

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Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas made with flour tortillas, shredded chicken, cheese, sour cream, and more!

Ingredients:

  1. shredded chicken (can be store-bought rotisserie chicken)
  2. shredded cheddar cheese
  3. shredded pepper jack
  4. chicken broth (or stock)
  5. sour cream
  6. Rotel (well drained)
  7. flour tortillas (or corn tortillas, if desired)
  8. butter
  9. flour
  10. salt and Pepper to taste 
Ingredients

Optional Enchilada Ingredients

  • green chilies
  • taco seasoning
  • garlic powder
  • cumin
Creamy white enchilada sauce

Instructions:

In a large saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour salt, and pepper to taste. Cook down flour for about 1 minute, stirring continuously. Slowly add chicken broth. sour cream and Rotel.

Creamy white enchiladas with cheese on top

In a large bowl, mix the shredded chicken, and shredded cheese. Fill each tortilla with chicken mixture. Place each enchilada seam side down into the baking dish prepared with non-stick cooking spray.

Recipe Tip

Warm your tortillas in the microwave for about 20 seconds to make them easier to roll 

Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas made with flour tortillas, shredded chicken, cheese, sour cream, and more!

Pour sour creamy enchilada sauce over the enchiladas and top with remaining cheese. Bake covered with foil for 22-25 minutes. Uncover and turn oven to broil and broil for 2-3 minutes. The broiler makes the cheese on top slightly brown and crispy.

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Creamy enchiladas recipe

White Chicken Enchilada Sides

  • Rice
  • Salsa
  • Refried beans
  • Black beans
  • Tortilla chips

Garnish options:

  • Cilantro
  • Green onion
Creamy enchiladas recipe

Storage

Store enchiladas in an airtight container in the refrigerator. You can reheat your pockets in an air fryer or microwave. 

Creamy enchiladas recipe with rice

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White Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

White Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas made with flour tortillas, shredded chicken, cheese, sour cream, and more!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Broil time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8

Equipment

  • 9×13 baking dish
  • sauce pan
  • mixing bowls
  • stirring spoons

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups shredded chicken (can be store-bought rotisserie) 
  • cups chicken broth (or stock) 
  • cups shredded cheddar cheese 
  • cups shredded pepper jack 
  • 1 can Rotel (well drained) 
  • 8 flour tortillas (6"-8" size tortillas)
  • ¼ cup butter
  • cup flour
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350℉ and prepare 9×13 baking dish 
  • In a large sauce pan add butter and let melt. Add flour and salt and pepper to taste. Cook down flour for about a minute, stirring continuously. 
  • Slowly add chicken broth, stirring with addition to keep the flour mixture loose. When all the broth is incorporated, continue to cook for another minute while stirring. 
  • Remove broth mixture from heat, let cool slightly (2-3 minutes). Add sour cream and Rotel and return to heat for 1-2 minutes to reheat. 
  • Remove sauce from heat and let cool while you assemble enchiladas 
  • In a large bowl add shredded chicken, 1 cup of shredded cheddar, and 1 cup of pepper jack and mix together. Reserve 1/2 cup of each cheese to top the enchiladas. 
  • Heat tortillas for about 20 seconds in the microwave to make them easy to work with. Fill each tortilla with chicken and cheese mixture. Tuck the ends of the tortilla over the ingredients and then roll the tortilla. Add each stuffed tortilla to the baking dish, depending on size you may need to put two length wise to fit. 
  • Pour sour cream sauce over the enchiladas and top with remaining cheeses. Bake covered with foil for 22-25 minutes. Uncover and turn oven to broil and broil for 2-3 minutes. Keep an eye on the enchiladas so they do not burn. 
  • Remove from oven and serve with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!! 

Notes

Store enchiladas in an airtight container in the refrigerator. You can reheat your pockets in an air fryer or microwave.

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Kelly Dixon

The Blogette is a comfort food website designed to inspire you with easy recipes that are classic, simple, and delicious whether you’re cooking for yourself, family, or friends!


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