How to Make Quick and Simple Chicken Enchiladas

by Rachel Marie

This is a delicious and easy recipe from a college roommate. It's always a hit a potlucks and large group gatherings.


  • 1 ½ Pounds Chicken breast
  • 3 Cups Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 Cups Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 Cup Sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons Taco seasoning
  • 8 Flour tortillas
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Heat water in large pot. Bring to a boil and add fresh chicken breast.

    Step 2

    Boil until cooked through- approx 10 min.

    Step 3

    Drain water. Shred chicken with forks.

    Step 4

    It can be a bit of work...

    Step 5

    Add your favorite taco seasoning to taste.

    Step 6

    Mix in taco seasoning. Feel free to add in other yummy things like chopped jalepeños, green chiles, etc.

    Step 7

    Choose either green or red enchilada sauce.

    Step 8

    Layer the bottom of a Pyrex pan with sauce.

    Step 9

    Step 10

    Set up your enchilada-building station: grab your shredded cheese, sour cream, flour tortillas, and enchilada sauce. Have the prepped chicken nearby.

    Step 11

    Step one: spread layer of sour cream across tortilla.

    Step 12

    Add chicken.

    Step 13

    Add cheese (be generous!).

    Step 14

    Add some sauce.

    Step 15

    Roll snugly into your Pyrex dish.

    Step 16

    Cover with enchilada sauce! Trust me, be generous!

    Step 17

    Top with plenty of cheese.

    Step 18

    Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 min or until thoroughly heated.