Chi Chi's Seafood Enchiladas - Microwave

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

We used to love the seafood enchiladas at Chi-Chi's. Since they have gone out of business, we haven't had anything like them. When I found this on the web, I knew I had to post it here for safe keeping -- will have to try soon and see if it hits the mark!! This is a microwave recipe,

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl stir together soup, onion, nutmeg and black pepper.
  2. In another bowl, place half of the soup mixture, crab, and 1 cup of the Monterey jack cheese; set aside.
  3. Wrap the tortillas in paper towels and microwave for 30-60 seconds (until soft and slightly warm).
  4. Place 1/3 cup mixture on each tortilla and roll up.
  5. Place seam side down in a greased 12 x 7 1/2 dish.
  6. Stir milk into the reserved soup mixture, pour over enchiladas.
  7. Microwave, covered, on high for 12-14 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Let stand for 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

I made this exactly as written except the dish didn't fit in my microwave so I had to make some changes. I topped the enchiladas with the cheese and baked them, uncovered, for 20 minutes at 350*. They came out perfect!! This is definitely a 5 star recipe all the way. Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT7-South and Central America.

CJAY June 08, 2011

I do not generally prepare entire meals in the microwave, so this was really a nice departure. I used real crab and followed the recipe exactly as written. It came together quickly, although I ended up using only 6 tortillas and overstuffed them nicely. I will turn to this again when I am in a pinch. Made for Newest Zaar Tag Game.

JackieOhNo! July 13, 2009

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