Chef Keys Makes an Easy Cheesy Chicken Enchilada

Chef Keys makes an Easy Chicken Enchilada
Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 8:44 PM CST
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -Chef Keys discusses her easy Chicken Enchilada with Morgan. She talks about how to make a delicious and quick Mexican inspired meal for your family. Chef Keys joins QCT at 11 weekly on Monday and Wednesday to share recipes with viewers.


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Easy Cheesy Chicken Enchilada

  • 1 1/2 cups Chopped finely store brought  Rotisserie Chicken
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cups diced yellow green red peppers
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic     
  • 1 cup of Green Enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup of Red Enchilada sauce (spicy)   
  • 8 corn tortillas    
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded Chihuahua Cheese      
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Break down rotisserie chicken, and chop meat until in bite size pieces.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cooked chicken with 1/4 cup enchilada sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Sauté in a skillet, add 1 1/2 cup of cheese to meat  and veggie mixture.
  5. Warm the tortillas in a microwave for 1 minute, flipping the them halfway through until they’re warm and pliable.
  6. Assemble the enchiladas by filling each tortilla evenly with the chicken mixture
  7. Pour the 1/2cup of sauce on the bottom of baking dish.
  8. Roll them tightly to close and place in a large baking dish seam side down.
  9. Pour remaining sauce over the tortillas and then top them with remaining cheese
  10. Bake for 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  11. Serve warm with sour cream and chopped cilantro.