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Fastest Ever Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe courtesy of Chef and Author Ingrid Hoffmann


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • OR
  • 2 pounds shredded cooked chicken
  • 12 ounces grated cheddar cheese (about 3 cups)
  • 1.5 cups sour cream
  • .5 small red onion, finely chopped
  • salte and freshly ground pepper
  • 6 8-ounce flour tortillas
  • 2 cups store bought salsa

How to Make It

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Grease a 9 X 13-inch baking dish with the butter and set aside.

  2. Place the chicken in a large bowl. Add 2 1/2 cups of the grated cheese, the sour cream, red onions, and some salt and pepper. Mix well. 

  3. Place the tortillas on your work surface. Spoon about 1 cup of the chicken mixture onto the center of each tortilla and roll them up. Place the rolls, seam-side down, in the prepared baking dish (it will be a tight fit). Scatter the salsa over the tortillas. Cover with aluminum foil and bake until heated through, 40 minutes.

  4. Remove the foil and sprinkle the enchiladas with the remaining 1/2 cup of grated cheese. Return the baking dish to the oven until the cheese is melted and edges of tortilla are just beginning to get crisp, 5 to 8 minutes. Serve hot.