Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Creamy Green Chicken Enchiladas Made with Crepes

easy chicken enchilada recipe

Want to learn how to make chicken enchiladas? Try this easy chicken enchilada recipe with tasty cornmeal crepes. This recipe features a creamy sauce with green chilies and sour cream. 

Have you ever tried the restaurant-style sour cream chicken enchilada recipe?

If so, you'll want to try our version, which features ingredients that you are certain to already have on hand.

Topped with a blend of melted cheese, this recipe makes a comforting meal on cool evenings.


  • 3 cups of chopped or shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 10-oz. can of green enchilada sauce
  • 1 4 -oz. can of diced mild green chiles
  • 1 8-oz container of sour cream
  • 1½ cup of shredded colby-jack cheese
  • cornmeal crepes

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Stir together sour cream, soup, enchilada sauce, and chiles in large skillet until well blended. Add chicken and bring mixture to a simmer. Let cook for 5 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly heated.

Lay first crepe flat on working surface. Ladle ½ cup of chicken and sauce across center of crepe. Roll up. Place in an oiled 9 x 13 casserole dish. Repeat with remaining crepes and arrange side by side in casserole dish. Top with remaining sauce and cheese. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and golden brown. Serve immediately.

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