Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas are a delicious and flavorful Mexican dish that everyone will love. This dish is perfect for family dinners, potlucks, or parties. The combination of tender chicken, spicy green chiles, and tangy enchilada sauce makes for a mouth-watering meal that is sure to please. With this recipe, you can easily make your own homemade enchiladas at home that are just as good as your favorite restaurant's version.


  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 can (4 oz) diced green chiles
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken with the diced green chiles.
  3. Warm the tortillas in a microwave or on a skillet to make them more pliable.
  4. Spread a few spoonfuls of enchilada sauce onto the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  5. Take a tortilla and add a spoonful of the chicken mixture down the center. Roll it up and place it seam-side down in the baking dish. Repeat with the remaining tortillas and chicken mixture.
  6. Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the enchiladas, making sure to cover them evenly.
  7. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the enchiladas.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Once cooked, remove the enchiladas from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
  10. Garnish with sour cream and chopped cilantro before serving.

Tips and Variations

  • You can use leftover cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken for this recipe.
  • If you like your enchiladas spicy, you can use hot enchilada sauce and add more green chiles.
  • For a vegetarian version, you can substitute the chicken with black beans or sautéed vegetables.
  • Serve with rice, refried beans, or a side salad.


Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas are a classic Mexican dish that is sure to please everyone at the dinner table. This easy and delicious recipe is perfect for busy weeknights or special occasions. With just a few simple ingredients and some prep work, you can create a flavorful and satisfying meal that your family and friends will love. Give this recipe a try and enjoy the authentic taste of Mexican cuisine right in your own home.

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