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Makeover Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

My husband knows he's in for a treat when I begin rolling these enchiladas. This is his favorite dish. —Rynnetta Garner, Dallas, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 12 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Chopped tomatoes, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the chicken, chili powder, garlic salt and cumin. Place 1/3 cup chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in two 13x9-in. baking dishes coated with cooking spray.
  • In a large saucepan, whisk flour and broth until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat; stir in sour cream and Monterey Jack cheese until melted.
  • Pour sauce over enchiladas; sprinkle with Mexican cheese blend.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° until bubbly, 15-20 minutes. Top with tomatoes if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 enchilada (calculated without tomatoes): 338 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 645mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

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  • lettuceleaf
    May 5, 2020

    Easy and delicious. I added black beans.

  • E-world
    Nov 23, 2018

    Especially I like this kind of recipe, your step by step explanation provides a good overview of his recipe. To follow your steps I made it two times and enjoy with my parents, they also loved it .in this dish chicken with cream provide an amazing taste. Thanks!

  • reindeer01
    Feb 8, 2015

    Our favorite enchilada recipe by far.

  • RHiland09
    May 26, 2014

    One of my favorite dishes ----

  • hbaseley
    Jul 15, 2013

    My family voted to replace our usual enchilada recipe with this one. Even pickiest eater finished her dinner! I used the mission low-carb/high fiber tortillas with success.

  • chelseaspiegel
    May 6, 2013

    Yumm!! Simple and delicious. This recipe is a keeper!

  • mjlouk
    Jan 19, 2013

    So yummy! Even my ultra picky kids ate it!!

  • KB1990
    Aug 6, 2012

    I used 3 cups of chicken and added one can of black beans. The sauce has really good flavor. Easy and tasty. I will make again.

  • wiscook
    Aug 1, 2012

    very tasty, could use a bit more spice.

  • KWhitehead
    Jul 4, 2012

    The whole family loved it!