Chicken Enchiladas Suizas

Recipe by ChrissyG1968
READY IN: 1hr 40mins




  • Place chicken in pan of boiling water to cover, and simmer 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat, drain, cool, and shred chicken.
  • In skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Cook onion and bell peppers until just soft, 5-8 minutes.
  • Transfer to large bowl.
  • Add chicken, cheddar cheese, green chiles, salsa, cilantro, and cumin. Season with salt and pepper to taste and mix well.
  • Note: you can do this much a day ahead and store in the fridge. It's pretty tasty just as is without the rest of the recipe, but since you're making a special dinner, read on.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease 10x15x2-inch baking pan or 2 smaller pans.
  • Place 1 flour tortilla on flat surface and place about 1/3 cup chicken mixture along 1 edge.
  • Roll up from filling side, and place, seam side down, in prepared pan. Repeat process with remaining chicken mixture.
  • Sprinkle Monterey Jack over enchiladas.
  • Combine cream and chicken broth and pour over enchiladas.
  • Cover pan with foil and bake 30 minutes.
  • Remove foil and continue baking 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish individual servings with avocado, tomato and cilantro, if desired.