My Momma’s Chicken Enchiladas


chicken enchiladas



My mother makes this incredible enchilada dish. I don’t know when she started making this, but our entire family hopes she will never stop making it. If you love anything about chicken, gooey cheese and easy meals… go ahead and do yourself a favor and try this recipe out!

After trying this recipe, please be sure to come back and comment and leave a rating for me! I would love to know what you think!

This is the dish I use to bake mine in!

Moms Chicken Enchiladas

creamy, gooey, cheesy chicken enchiladas

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10 servings


  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 5 cups cooked chicken diced
  • 20 6 inch flour tortillas room temperature
  • 2 10 ounce cans condensed cream of chicken soup undiluted
  • 2 cups sour cream 16 ounces
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cans chopped green chiles 4 ounces each
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 8 ounces
  • 1/2 pack taco seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream, water, onion powder, cumin, salt and pepper until smooth

  3. Stir in the chicken

    (mom steams the chicken breast with water in the cast iron skillet. Once cooked shred with a fork and add taco seasoning packet)

  4. Place 1/4 cup down the center of each tortilla

  5. Roll up and place seam side down in two greased 13x9 inch baking dishes

  6. In a bowl, combine the soup, sour cream, milk and chilies and then pour over the enchiladas! This is the good stuff

  7. Bake, uncovered, for 30 to 40 minutes or until heated through

  8. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and then bake 5 more minutes. This puts these babies right over the top

Recipe Notes

Serve! You may want to double the recipe.. or triple, and just have a huge party with this!

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