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two white chicken enchiladas on white plate

White Chicken Enchilada Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: Mexican


These rich and creamy White Chicken Enchiladas are an easy shredded chicken enchiladas recipe, covered in a simple sour cream and green chile sauce. They are easier than you think, making them a perfect weeknight meal!


Units Scale
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 small can diced green chiles
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican Blend cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9 by 13 baking pan with nonstick spray.
  3. Mix together chicken and one half of cheese.
  4. Fill tortillas with chicken and cheese mixture and roll. Place in dish seam-down.
  5. In a small saucepan heat butter until melted.
  6. Add flour and whisk until blended.
  7. Cook one minute.
  8. Add broth and whisk again until smooth.
  9. Allow sauce to thicken and remove from heat.
  10. Stir in sour cream and chiles.
  11. Pour mixture over the enchiladas and top with remaining cheese.
  12. Bake 25 minutes.
  13. Broil an additional 5 minutes to brown the cheese.

Keywords: chicken enchilada, white chicken enchilada, creamy chicken enchilada