Easy Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

These green chicken enchiladas with salsa verde, chicken, sour cream, cheese and cilantro are simple to make. Salsa verde is a green tomatillo salsa made with garlic, onion and peppers. You can make it yourself (see our homemade salsa verde recipe) or buy it from the store. There are some great options. Look for a salsa with medium heat.

YOU WILL NEED
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar, Monterey Jack or Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 teaspoon neutral flavored oil
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves and tender stems, chopped, plus more for serving
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) salsa verde, store-bought or try our roasted salsa verde recipe
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken, see how we make shredded chicken
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 (6-inch) flour or corn tortillas, see notes

Easy Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas


DIRECTIONS
MAKE SAUCE
  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat then cook garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in the salsa verde and cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Remove skillet from the heat then stir in the sour cream and cilantro. Taste for seasoning, adjusting with salt, pepper or more sour cream if the sauce it too spicy. Set aside about 1 cup of the sauce for assembling the enchiladas.

MAKE CHICKEN FILLING
  1. Stir the shredded chicken and half of the cheese into the sauce that has not been set aside.

TO FINISH
  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish and spread a little reserved sauce on the bottom. Add about 1/3 cup of the chicken filling to the middle of each tortilla and roll into a cylinder. Repeat, lining up tortillas, seam-side down, tightly in the dish. Spread the reserved sauce over the tortillas and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  2. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and place in the oven. Bake until heated through, about 15 minutes. Remove the foil and bake 10 minutes longer, until the cheese is melted. Serve with cilantro on top.

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