Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken enchiladas suizas are the combination of white meat chicken, tart salsa verde, creamy sour cream, and melted...
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Chicken enchiladas suizas are the combination of white meat chicken, tart salsa verde, creamy sour cream, and melted Monterey Jack cheese. Enchiladas verdes are similar, but don’t use sour cream in the sauce. Make a delicious chicken enchilada recipe tonight for dinner — it comes together in a jiffy.

Ingredients

For the salsa verde/sour cream mixture:

  • jar salsa verde
  • 1/2  Cup  sour cream

For the filling:

  • grilled chicken breasts, chopped or shredded
  • onion, diced
  • bell pepper, diced
  • can green chiles
  • 1  Cup  salsa verde/sour cream mixture, divided
  • 8-10  soft tortillas
  • 8  Ounces  block Monterey Jack cheese, grated

Directions

For the salsa verde/sour cream mixture:

Mix together in a bowl and set aside.

For the filling:

Mix together the chicken, onion, bell pepper, and can of green chiles. Add 1/2 cup of the sour cream/salsa mixture. Mix well to incorporate all ingredients. Spoon about 1/4 cup into tortilla shells.

Roll up tortillas and place in sprayed baking dish. Sprinkle the top of the enchiladas with grated Monterey jack cheese. Pour rest of sour cream/salsa mixture over top. Bake on 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes or until cheese is melted, bubbly, and slightly golden. Serve right away.

Chicken Enchilada Shopping Tip

Dried chiles will last a long time and can be used to add heat and flavor to countless recipes.

Chicken Enchilada Cooking Tip

There are 60 varieties of chile peppers, many of which are used in Mexican cooking. Handle them with care. When handling the spicier kinds, gloves are recommended. Always wash your hands with soap and warm water before touching your eyes.