"A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat."--Old New York Proverb

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Chicken Enchiladas, by , is from YAYA SISTERS, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Debbie Demita


6 Chicken Breasts (boiled for 20 minutes) Keep 2 c. of chicken broth
2 c of canned chicken broth
8 burrito size tortillas
3 T. picante sauce
1/2 c. cilantro
1/2 c. sour cream
1 tsp. cumin
1 T. flour
1/2 stick butter
1 bag of 4 oz. grated jack cheese
1 bag of 4 oz. grated cheddar cheese
1 can of black beans (optional)

In blender combine cumin, cilantro, sour cream, 1 cup of chicken broth and 1 c. reserved chicken broth.
In skillet or saucepan, heat butter slowly and add flour until smooth.
Slowly add 2 other cups of the chicken broth (canned and reserved) until smooth and creamy.
Add in sauce in blender. This is the gravy.

To make enchiladas: Take each tortilla and fill with 1/3 c. shredded chicken and 1 to 2 T. picante sauce. You can also add black beans. Roll tortillas and place in 9x13 pan. Seam side down.
Fill the pan with the "gravy" covering the enchiladas. Sprinkle cheeses on top.

Bake uncovered for 30 min. at 350.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!