Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas

Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas are a nice twist on enchiladas. This recipe is an adaptation of the recipe on the back of El Paso Green Chili Enchilada Sauce can. My mom and sister-in-law used that recipe to make their own.

Here is their how to make them:

Shred cooked chicken

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Sauté onions in butter and oil. Once soft, add mushrooms. Cook a couple more min.

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Add 1 can green chili sauce and 1 cup cheese.

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Pour other can of sauce in bottom of 9×13 pan. Dip tortillas in sauce and stuff with chicken mixture. Roll up tucking in sides as you roll.

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Repeat until chicken is all gone. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and black olives on top.

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Bake at 350 for 15-20 min.

Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 1 cup mushrooms
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cans El Paso Green Chili Enchilada Sauce
  • 2 cups Italian/Mozzarella/Cheddar Cheese (divided)
  • Tortillas
  • black olives (optional)

Directions:

Boil chicken in water until cooked – approx 15-20 min.

Remove chicken from water and shred with forks or wait until cooled to do it by hand.

Saute onions in butter and oil. Once soft, add mushrooms. Cook a couple more min.

Add 1 can green chili sauce and 1 cup cheese.

Pour other can of sauce in bottom of 9×13 pan. Dip tortillas in sauce and stuff with chicken mixture. Roll up tucking in sides as you roll.

Repeat until chicken is all gone. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and black olives on top.

Bake at 350 for 15-20 min.

We served our enchiladas with…

Corn, Sweet Onion, and Zucchini Sauté with Fresh MintSAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Salad with tomato, avocado, bacon bits, shredded parmesan cheese, and honey mustard dressingSAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

and fruit (pineapple and grapes)SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

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