Print
clock clock icon cutlery cutlery icon flag flag icon folder folder icon instagram instagram icon pinterest pinterest icon print print icon squares squares icon
Pan of kid friendly chicken enchiladas

Easy Kid-Friendly Chicken Enchiladas


Description

If you’re craving Mexican food but your kids are picky eaters, Easy Kid-Friendly Chicken Enchiladas is the perfect “meet-in-the-middle” recipe! This simple baked meal with red sauce and just a few other ingredients makes a quick weeknight dinner.


Scale

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of shredded chicken
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1.5 cups of your favorite salsa
  • 4 ounce can of chopped green chilies (undrained)
  • 8 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1 cup of shredded Mexican blend cheese

Instructions

Step One

  • Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Next, place the cream cheese and salsa in a large saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring until the cream cheese is melted and it’s blended with the salsa.
  • Next, stir the chicken and green chilis into the cream cheese mixture and remove the pan from heat.

Step Two

  • Pour 1/2 a cup of the enchilada sauce into a 13×9-inch baking pan and swirl the pan around until the entire bottom is covered with sauce.
  • Next, spoon approximately 1/3 a cup of the chicken mixture onto a tortilla, roll it up, and place it seam side down in the sauce covered pan. Continue to do this until you’ve filled all 8 tortillas.
  • Next, cover with the remaining enchilada sauce and sprinkle with cheese.

Step Three

  • Finally, cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the enchiladas are heated throughout.
  • Take out of the oven and serve!