Enchiladas Verdes (Green Enchiladas) With Chicken

Enchiladas Verdes

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  • Total: 60 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings

White cheese and chicken make these enchiladas verdes memorable as you take the first bite and taste the tangy green chile sauce and chewy corn tortillas. This green enchiladas recipe is always a crowd-pleaser and is sure to have your family asking for more.


  • 1 1/2 cups chicken (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup diced green chiles
  • 1 1/2 cups white shredded cheese (panela, jack, mozzarella, queso blanco)
  • 3 cups green chile sauce
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • Oil (warm)
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese (crumbled)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Toss together the chicken, chiles, cheese, and 1 cup of the chile sauce.

  3. Dip a tortilla in the oil to soften in or you can brush each tortilla with oil

  4. Bake in a 400 F oven for 5 minutes to soften them.

  5. Lay a tortilla flat and fill with about 1/4 cup of filling down the center.

  6. Bring the edges over the filling to close it.

  7. Lay the tortilla seam-side down in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Repeat until all of the tortillas are filled.

  8. Pour remaining sauce over the top and sprinkle with the cotija.

  9. Bake for 20 minutes at 300 F.

  10. Serve and enjoy!