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red enchiladas
Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Making enchiladas doesn't have to be something that takes all day and requires a ton of ingredients!!! Here is our easy enchiladas recipe with the BEST homemade AND store-bought enchilada sauces. (And trust me, we've tried them ALL!)

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: enchiladas
Servings: 10 enchiladas
Calories: 270 kcal
  • 10 Soft Taco Sized Tortillas
  • 2 Breasts of Chicken cooked and shredded. (I boil my chicken straight out of the freezer)
  • Shredded Cheese- Cheddar or Mexican blend
  • Red Enchilada Sauce
  • Toppings: Sliced olives diced tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, etc.
  1. Preheat Oven to 350.
  2. Spread some sauce over the entire bottom of a 13x9 casserole pan.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the shredded chicken, 2/3 of the can of red sauce, and 2 cups of cheese.
  4. Fill each tortilla with the chicken/cheese mixture and roll up like a burrito.
  5. Place each filled tortilla side by side in the baking dish an pour the remaining sauce on the top of the tortillas- cover them completely.
  6. Sprinkle with cheese- as much as you would like!
  7. Cook uncovered in the oven for 20 minutes or until heated through.
  8. Top with desired toppings & enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 270
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.