Best Chicken Cream Cheese Enchiladas

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For the longest time I’ve been trying to find a recipe for a cream cheese enchilada dish I ate at a restaurant a few years ago and just couldn’t find one that tasted like those incredible enchiladas. So, I decided to try and duplicate it myself. After a few tries I think I’ve come close. Here’s my recipe.

The Best Chicken Cream Cheese Enchiladas
Serves 6
A cheesy and yummy enchilada full of flavor.
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Ingredients
  1. 12 10" flour tortillas
  2. 3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  3. 1/2 cube margarine
  4. 1/2 cup onion, minced
  5. 2 8 oz. packages of cream cheese, softened
  6. 1 can cream of chicken soup
  7. 1 package of taco seasoning
  8. 1 small can diced green chilis
  9. 28 oz. can green enchilada sauce
  10. 3 cups colby jack cheese, shredded
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Heat a large fry pan on medium heat.
  4. Melt margarine in the pan. Once it's melted pour into a bowl.
  5. One by one lightly crisp both sides of each flour tortilla adding additional margarine as needed.
  6. Once the tortillas are done add remaining melted margarine to the pan and saute onion until soft.
  7. Add the chicken, cream cheese, cream of chicken, taco seasoning, green chilis and 1/2 cup of enchilada sauce. Mix well until warm.
  8. Place 3/4 cup green enchilada sauce in the bottom of the pan and spread evenly.
  9. Place 1/2 cup of mixture down the center of each tortilla and sprinkle with a little cheese.
  10. Roll and place the enchilada in the pan. Repeat with the other tortillas.
  11. Spread the remaining enchilada sauce over the top and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  12. Cover with foil and bake for 35 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking for 10 more minutes or until golden brown.
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 I’ve got a bit of tweaking to do, but these are pretty good. Give them a try and let me know what you think.

THE Best Chicken Cream Cheese Enchiladas using flour tortillas, cream cheese, chicken, green enchilada sauce, cream of chicken soup, colby jack cheese, taco seasoning, and green chilis.

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