Quick Green Chili and Chicken Enchiladas | Midwest Living

Quick Green Chili and Chicken Enchiladas

Quick Green Chili and Chicken Enchiladas

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish 28 mins

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Fresh, fast, and better than takeout, these enchiladas are filled with tender chicken, spicy green chiles, and zesty green salsa.


  • 1 1/4 pounds chicken breast tenders
  • 1 1/2 cups bottled green salsa
  • 1 4 - ounce can diced green chilies
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican-style four-cheese blend (6 oz.)
  • 8 6 - 7 - inches flour tortillas
  • Refrigerated fresh salsa (optional)
  • Lime wedges (optional)


  1. Preheat broiler. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. In large microwave-safe bowl microcook on HIGH 7 minutes or until no pink remains, stirring twice. Drain liquid. Break up chicken slightly in bowl with back of wooden spoon. Add salsa and chilies. Cook 3 minutes more or until heated through, stirring once. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese.
  2. Spoon chicken mixture evenly down center of tortillas. Roll tortillas around filling and place in 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Sprinkle remaining cheese over enchiladas. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  3. To serve, top with salsa and pass lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Quick Green Chili and Chicken Enchiladas)

Servings Per Recipe 4, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, sat. fat (g) 8, Niacin (mg) 16, fiber (g) 1, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 1, Folate (µg) 4, Potassium (mg) 361, sugar (g) 2, sodium (mg) 1081, pro. (g) 49, cal. (kcal) 569, calcium (mg) 454, carb. (g) 33, vit. C (mg) 19, vit. A (IU) 534, iron (mg) 8, chol. (mg) 120, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 24, Thiamin (mg) 0

Comments (1)

smith_jm wrote:
Enchiladas with flour tortillas? Someone needs a Mexican cooking lesson.

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