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enchilada on black plate topped with green onions and tomatoes
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Green Chicken Enchiladas - Air Fryer & Oven Option

This Green Chicken Enchiladas casserole is easy to throw together and cook in under an hour from start to finish, making it an ideal weeknight supper option when you’re craving an enchilada fix!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 262kcal

Ingredients

Air Fryer Option

  • 12 Corn tortillas
  • 1 Jar enchilada sauce
  • 2 Cups Shredded chicken Breast
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Ground black pepper
  • 2 ½ Cups Mexican blend cheese plus more if needed

Oven Baked Option

  • 16 Corn tortillas
  • 2 Jars salsa verde
  • 4 Cups Shredded chicken breast
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Pepper
  • 3 ½ Cups Mexican blend cheese plus more if needed

Instructions

Air Fryer Option

  • In a medium sauce pan, add 1 jar of Salsa Verde Enchilada sauce, salt and pepper.
    Stir. Let simmer on low heat for 10 mintues.
    In another bowl, add the shredded chicken and cheese.
    Remove the sauce from the heat and set aside.
    3 step by step guide to make enchiladas
  • Add a couple spoonful of the sauce to a baking dish suitable to fit the air fryer.
    Working with one tortilla at a time, add 1 spoonful of the chicken and cheese mixture to the center of the tortilla.
    Roll the tortilla and place the tortilla downward in the dish. Repeat the steps until is completed.
    Topped with more sauce, reserving 1 cup of the sauce for later use.
    Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Add more if necessary. Cook for an additional 10 minutes at 400°
    Serve warm with remaining sauce.
    enchilada on black plate topped with green onions and tomatoes

Oven Baked Option

  • In a medium sauce pan, add 2 jars of Salsa Verde Enchilada sauce, salt and pepper. 
    Stir. Let simmer on low heat for 10 mintues. 
    In another bowl, add the shredded chicken and cheese. 
    Remove the sauce from the heat and set aside. 
    green sauce in baking dish
  • Add a couple spoonful of the sauce to a baking dish (9x13 dish).
    Working with one tortilla at a time, add 1 spoonful of the chicken and cheese mixture to the center of the tortilla. 
    Roll the tortilla and place the tortilla downward in the dish. Repeat the steps until is completed. 
    Topped with more sauce, reserving 1 cup of the sauce for later use. 
    Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Add more if necessary. Bake for 15 minutes at 350°
    Serve warm with remaining sauce. 
    enchiladas in white baking dish

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Notes

Heating the tortillas will make it easier to handle and roll. 
*** Calories are estimated per serving
**** When printing the recipe, please unselect the camera so that the pictures are NOT printed with the recipe (if preferred).

Nutrition

Serving: 6People | Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 5mg