Green Chile Chicken EnchilaPreparation time : 60 mins.(approx.) | Serves 6-8 persons

This Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Recipe is a creamy casserole prepared mainly with special Green Enchilada Sauce. This recipe also includes the Green Enchilada Sauce Recipe so that you can easily prepare this recipe at home. You can use this sauce in making other recipes also including pizza or pasta.


For Green Enchilada Sauce:

2 tbsp oil
2 medium onions (finely chopped)
2 garlic cloves (minced)
3 tbsp flour
¼ tsp cumin
¼ tsp black pepper
2 cup chicken broth
1 cup green chilies (seeded and diced)
¼ tsp dried oregano
½ tsp salt or to taste
1 medium jalapeno (finely diced)

For Tortilla Filling:

2 cups cooked shredded chicken
8 oz green chile enchilada sauce
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
4 oz green chilies (diced)
1 tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped)
½ cup sour cream
10 oz cream of chicken soup
Salt and pepper to taste

For Assembling:

8 oz green chile enchilada sauce
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
8 medium-sized tortillas


1. To prepare the green enchilada sauce recipe, heat oil in a saucepan and saute onion and garlic in it for about 3-4 mins. until the onion becomes soft.
2. Add flour to the onion and gently stir and cook evenly so that the flour would turn golden and a pleasant aroma starts to come.
3. Now slowly add chicken broth and stir the mixture constantly so that the onion and flour mixture mixes well with the broth.
4. When the mixture starts bubbling, add the remaining ingredients of the sauce and simmer for 10 mins.
5. When the sauce gets thick enough to fold around the spoon but even has dripped consistency, then remove the pan from heat.
6. Blend the sauce if you want to get a silky smooth sauce.
7. Now to prepare to fill, combine all the ingredients of filling and mix well using a fork.
8. In order to assemble the green chile chicken enchiladas, warm the tortillas in the microwave for 30 sec or over a skillet.
9. Take a piece of tortilla, drop 2-4 tbsp of prepared filling at one of a side, and start rolling till reached to other side.
10. Place the prepared rolls in a casserole dish, spread the green enchilada sauce over the rolls, and spread the remaining cheese on top.
11. Place the dish in preheated oven at 400 degrees F for about 20-30 mins. until the cheese melts completely and becomes golden brown from the top.
12. Serve the hot green chili chicken enchiladas with the topping of fresh cilantro.

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