Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

Indulge in the rich and flavorful world of Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas. This delightful dish brings together tender pre-cooked rotisserie chicken, velvety cream cheese, and a medley of spices wrapped in soft tortillas. Baked to perfection, these enchiladas are smothered in a vibrant red or green enchilada sauce, creating a mouthwatering experience that’s perfect for any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

These Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas are a symphony of creamy and savory goodness. The combination of cream cheese, sour cream, and shredded cheddar creates a luscious filling that complements the seasoned chicken. The green chilies add a mild kick, while the enchilada sauce ties everything together with a burst of flavor. This dish is easy to prepare, making it a go-to recipe for both busy weeknights and special gatherings.


  • 2 cups pre-cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces green chilies
  • 10 tortillas
  • 20 ounces red or green enchilada sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. De-bone the rotisserie chicken and shred it into small pieces. Alternatively, use 3 to 4 cooked chicken breasts.
  3. In a large skillet, combine the shredded chicken, cream cheese cubes, sour cream, green chilies, chopped onion, chili powder, cumin, and 3/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese. Heat until the cheeses are completely melted.
  4. Coat a baking pan with cooking spray. Spoon a generous portion of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla, roll it, and place it seam side down in the pan.
  5. Repeat until all the filling is used. Pour the enchilada sauce over the rolled tortillas.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheese on top of the enchiladas.
  7. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes | Servings: 6 | Kcal: (calories per serving not provided)

Recipe Tips:

For added freshness, garnish the baked enchiladas with chopped cilantro, diced tomatoes, or a dollop of sour cream before serving. Experiment with different enchilada sauce varieties to customize the flavor profile to your liking. These enchiladas can also be prepared in advance and refrigerated, making them a convenient option for meal prep.”

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