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Zesty white chicken enchiladas are creamy and delicious
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Zesty White Chicken Enchiladas

The easiest ever chicken enchiladas with a creamy, zesty, green chili white sauce that is delicious! These are awesome for dinner any day of the week.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili white sauce, enchiladas, white chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 733kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 8 small flour tortillas taco size
  • 2 cups shredded Pepper jack jack cheese divided
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked chicken strips or shredded chicken
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/3 cup Italian dressing divided
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1- 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • Cilantro for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the chicken together, 1 Tbs Italian dressing, and 1 cup cheese
  • Evenly distribute the chicken mixture amongst the tortillas, and roll up. Place seam side down in prepared pan.
  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan oven medium-high heat.
  • Add flour; cook and stir until incorporated
  • Add the chicken stock and whisk until it is smooth
  • Bring to a soft boil, it should be thick.
  • Stir in the sour cream, remaining Italian dressing, and diced green chiles.
  • Pour the sauce over the enchiladas.
  • Top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
  • Sprinkle with fresh chopped cilantro and serve


Calories: 733kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 1355mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1055IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 557mg | Iron: 3.2mg