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Chicken Enchiladas with White Sauce

These easy chicken enchiladas are a treat for your taste buds!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken enchiladas with white sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 9 echiladas
Calories 300kcal


  • 4 shallots sliced in rings and chunks
  • 5 chicken thighs boneless and skinless, cut up to bite sized pieces (approximately 1.2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons garlic paste or 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 9 6 inch flour tortillas I used flour and whole wheat
  • 1 cup refried beans
  • 1 cup homemade sour cream sauce
  • 1/4 cup Colby cheese shredded


  • Heat sauté pan or wok on medium
  • Add oil
  • Sauté shallots for 4 minutes
  • Add chicken and garlic
  • Sauté for 8 additional minutes
  • Remove from heat when chicken is done
  • Spread refried beans on flour tortillas
  • Add chicken mixture on top
  • Roll up flour tortilla and place seam side down in pan
  • Repeat until you fill the baking dish, I used 9 tortillas
  • Ladle sour cream sauce on top of enchiladas
  • Sprinkle cheese on top
  • Bake uncovered for 20 minutes
  • Remove from oven
  • Serve
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


Make as many as you want or until chicken mixture is done.  I only had room for 9 enchiladas.  I also alternated between white flour tortillas and whole wheat flour tortillas.  I'm not adding the extra sour cream sauce in the calorie count.


Serving: 2enchiladas | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 600mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1.1mg