Creamy Tex Mex Chicken Enchiladas

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Total Time
20 mins
20 mins

This is the enchilada recipe my mom used when I was growing up. It is different in that is uses cream cheese. Oh it is so yummy....the memories just flood back. I believe it comes from a Pace Picante Tex Mex recipe. I like to serve it with my Lone Star Spanish Rice. Check it out in my recipes.

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  1. Saute onion in butter until tender but not brown.
  2. Stir in chicken, 1/2 cup salsa, cream cheese, and cumin; heat through.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup shredded cheese.
  4. Heat about 1/2 inch oil in skillet until hot. Quickly fry each tortilla in oil to soften; drain on paper towels.
  5. Spoon 1/3 cup mixture down center of each tortilla and sprinkle a little bit of cheese.
  6. Spread enough picante sauce or salsa to cover bottom of lightly greased 9x13 pan.
  7. Place enchiladas in pan and spoon salsa over top.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  9. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.