Cooking at Home - Stove Top Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas

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Published Saturday, March 23, 2019

Makes:   6 Servings 

Make these delicious enchiladas without even turning on your oven. A quick and hearty meal.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2/3 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 cups diced green chilies
  • 2 cups chicken broth (low-sodium)
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 8 corn tortillas (6 inch)
  • 1 1/2 cups extra-sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded


  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Saute the chopped onion in the oil. Add the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the chilies, chicken broth, chicken and garlic powder. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.
  4. Mix the cornstarch into about 1/4 cup of cold water until all the lumps are gone. Add to the chile and chicken mixture. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  5. Tear the tortillas into strips and divide into thirds. Add them to the pan and cook until they are hot, stirring with a spoon from time to time.
  6. Sprinkle the cheese over the enchiladas. Cover the pan and cook until the cheese has melted. Serve immediately.

Source: New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 342 

Total Fat 15 g

Saturated Fat 7 g

Cholesterol 75 mg

Sodium 842 mg

Total Carbohydrate 27 g

Dietary Fiber 4 g

Total Sugars 3 g

Added Sugars included 0 g

Protein 26 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 276 mg

Iron 3 mg

Potassium 467 mg may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.