Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Southern Living
Creamy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
If you're looking for an easy Mexican main dish recipe, try these creamy chicken enchiladas. Eight ingredients and a few minutes of prep time are all you need to get these enchiladas baking away in the oven.
Makes 4 to 5 servings

Ingredients

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1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, cut up and softened
3 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
2 (8-ounce) packages Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
2 cups whipping cream

Preparation

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add onion, and saute 5 minutes. Add green chiles; saute 1 minute. Stir in cream cheese and chicken; cook, stirring constantly, until cream cheese melts.

Spoon 2 to 3 tablespoons chicken mixture down center of each tortilla. Roll up tortillas, and place, seam side down, in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese, and drizzle with whipping cream.

Bake at 350° for 45 minutes.

Created date

December 1998

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