Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Chicken Enchiladas

Embrace your inner Texan and indulge in these easy and delicious Tex-Mex Chicken Enchiladas for a great weeknight dinner.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword cheese, chicken, enchilada sauce, tortilla shells
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 enchiladas
Calories 230kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 2 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 2 tsp fajita seasoning
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 1 can red chile enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups mexican blend cheese shredded
  • 8 tortilla shells


  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Cut up meat and season with fajita seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, and pepper
  • Brown in frying pan until cooked through
  • Place meat in shells
  • Top with a bit of the enchilada sauce and shredded cheese
  • Roll up shell and place in glass baking dish, seam side down
  • Repeat for all shells
  • Drizzle with a little bit of the enchilada sauce
  • Top with cheese
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes
  • Pour more enchilada sauce on top when serving


Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 0.7mg