Best Ever Chicken Enchiladas Recipe – An enchilada is a popular Mexican dish. It is one of the most popular dishes that could be bought even from a street vendor in Mexico. Hence, it is popularly known as “the simple street food”.
Enchilada is pronounced as “ehn-chee-lah-thahs“. The term “enchilada” simply means “dipped in chili”. Mexican restaurants all over the world usually cater to enchiladas with different kinds of filling. Now I am going to help you make chicken enchilada in less than an hour
Chicken enchiladas are Mexican cuisine they are made with shredded chicken and lot of cheese rolled up in corn tortillas and to make it flavored we can use green chile. Chicken enchiladas are an easy recipe and it is going to become your family’s favorite dish just like how mine loves it.
Chicken enchiladas can be done by using leftover chicken and they taste real yum just like you get it in a fancy restaurant.
For all those who love chicken, cheese and green Chile here is the combination recipe of all the three of them. These chicken enchiladas take up very less amount of time and will be ready in less than an hour.
When I first had these enchiladas I liked the taste and combination of the 3C’s (cheese, chicken, and chile) so much that I wanted to do this at home and impress my family. I first made this dish 2 years back. For a family get together and everyone in the family liked it so much.
How to Make Chicken Enchiladas with Corn Tortillas?
The chicken I use here is shredded you can use boneless chicken, cooked chicken or leftover chicken. Prepare your seasoning in the bowl sautéed onion, green chiles and salt, and pepper to taste and mix it with the chicken in the bowl.
I use corn tortilla because that is the one mostly used for enchiladas. You can use flour or any tortilla of your wish. Now take the enchilada sauce and apply it on the corn tortilla. In this tortilla put the filling that you have prepared with the chicken and also put the cheddar cheese and Monterey on top if you want it cheesier and roll it up.
Use cooking spray on the cooking pan and place the prepared chicken enchiladas and sprinkle more cheese on top and leave it in the oven and bake it for about 25 minutes until it becomes crispy in 375 degrees.
Now remove it from the oven and garnish with diced tomatoes and chopped cilantro on top. If you have any enchiladas leftover you can store this in the refrigerator for 3 days and enjoy eating this.
For the topping, you can use chopped cilantro, or diced tomato or red onions sliced also sliced avocado and many more for enchiladas you can use any toppings the more the toppings for green chile chicken enchiladas the tastier.
Tadaaaaa!!! Your favorite and my favorite enchiladas recipe is ready.
In a nutshell
I have shared the recipe of green chile chicken enchiladas using corn tortillas with you all so that you can also enjoy making chicken enchiladas and serve your family. This is the best combination I have enjoyed so far.
These chicken enchiladas have a lot of cheese which looks yummy and tastes yummier and it’s such an easy process. Ever since I started making these enchiladas it’s been a relief for me because it’s a go-to dish as both my husband and children love this.
I am keeping it a little less spicy because I serve it to my children also.