8-10 flour tortillas
1 package (8 ounce) cream
cheese, room temperature,
divided [1/2 and 1/2]
1-2 (4 ounce) cans of green
3 cups cooked grated chicken
2 cups Mexican cheese, grated,
divided [1 cup; 1 cup)
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons of unsalted butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Kosher salt and freshly ground
pepper to taste
Fresh coriander, garnish,
How To Make Cream Cheese
Preheat oven 350 degrees F and
grease a 9 x 13 inch baking dish
with a little nonstick spray.
In a mixing bowl, mix half
cream cheese, chicken, cup of
cheese, lemon juice, cumin and
chili powder, and season with
salt and pepper if desired.
Take 1 tortilla and fill it with 2-3
tablespoons of the chicken
mixture, then place the seam
side on the baking dish. Repeat
with the rest of the tortilla and the filling.
In saucepan on medium heat,
dissolve butter. Beat in flour &
cooking for 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown.
Season with salt and pepper,
then gradually beat in the
chicken and green pepper broth.
Add the remaining half of the
cream cheese and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until firm.
Remove from heat and pour green chilli sauce over the enchiladas.
Putting rest cheese on top.
Placing baking dish in oven and baking for 23-26 minutes.
Optional: roast for 3-5 minutes, or until it’s light brown.
Take it out of the oven and let it rest for 10-12 minutes
Garnish with fresh coriander, optionally