Guacamole and more sour cream sauce draped over the easy chicken enchiladas with sour cream sauce ready to be eaten.

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 300 kcal
Author Elaine Benoit


  • 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


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

Recipe Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchiladas with White Sauce
Amount Per Serving (2 enchiladas)
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 600mg26%
Potassium 202mg6%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.