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Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas

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Serving Size: 2 enchiladas
This recipe is a loyal customer-submitted favorite and uses reduced or non fat dairy. Full fat dairy can be substituted if desired.
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  • Place chicken breasts in a large saute pan. Fill with water to just cover. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of salt over chicken. Cover, bring to a boil, then turn off the heat. Turn chicken over and place lid back on pan. Allow to sit for 10 minutes. Remove chicken from water to a plate to cool. When cool enough to handle cut into ½ inch cubes.
  • Meanwhile, make the sauce by placing the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Once the butter has melted, add the chicken base and flour, whisking into a thick paste. Continue to cook for one minute. Pour the milk, all at once, into the flour mixture, stirring until incorporated. Continue to cook over medium heat, until the sauce is the consistency of thick gravy, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, 1 tablespoon milk and cumin until smooth. Stir in the cubed chicken. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onions and red pepper until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir into chicken mixture.
  • In another bowl, combine the sauce, sour cream, jalapenos, cayenne, and 1 cup milk. Stir 2 tablespoons into chicken/cream cheese mixture. Wrap tortillas in a damp cloth and microwave to soften, about 30 seconds. Place 1/3 cup of chicken filling down the center of each tortilla; roll up. Coat a 13x9 inch baking dish with cooking spray, and place enchiladas seam side down. Top with remaining sauce mixture. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Cook Times

Active Prep10
Hands-On Cook10
Hands-Off Cook40
Total Time1 hour
Recipe Serving Size6



  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast about 3

For the sauce:

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon roasted chicken base Better Than Bouillon brand recommended
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1⅓ cup fat-free milk
  • 4 ounce reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup green onion chopped
  • ½ cup red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 2 jalapeno pepper seeded and chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 12 corn tortilla 6 inch, white or yellow
  • avocado oil cooking spray
  • ½ cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese shredded

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Reheating/Serving Instructions

Reheat in microwave on medium-high heat until heated through.


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 414mg | Potassium: 623mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1226IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 291mg | Iron: 2mg

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