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Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Chicken Enchiladas

Tex Mex Chicken Enchiladas Recipe. Rolled tortillas stuffed with creamy, cheesy chicken filling, drizzled with a tangy tomato sauce and baked golden.

  • Total Cook Time 50 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings8
  • Easy

Ingredients of Chicken Enchiladas

  • For Chicken Enchiladas:
  • 8 tortillas (flour or corn)
  • Melted butter
  • 2 cups cooked chicken - diced
  • 3/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 2 Tbsp chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 clove garlic - crushed
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 packets tomato puree
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • Topping:
  • 2 Tbsp chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make Chicken Enchiladas

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For the Chicken Enchiladas:

Brush the tortillas with butter on both sides.
In center of each tortilla, pile about 1/4 cup of the diced chicken, one or two tbsp of the ripe olives, a tsp of chopped onion and a sprinkling of shredded cheese.
Roll up and place filled tortillas side by side in a buttered baking dish, 11x7-inch or 9-inch square.

For the Sauce:

Heat oil in a saucepan, saute the garlic in it.
Add tomato puree, water, salt and chilli powder.
Pour the sauce over the rolls and sprinkle 2 Tbsp of chopped onion and 1/4 cup shredded cheese.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 to 20 minutes. Serve hot.
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