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Creamy Chicken Enchilada Skillet

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  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6
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When dinner is easy to make, easy to clean up and crazy good, too, we consider it a win-win-win. This single skillet meal is sure to become a go-to for busy nights that still need a tasty home cooked dinner.
Created May 25, 2018
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  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced (1 cup)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced, if desired
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 package Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
  • 2 cans (127 mL each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chilies
  • 12 corn tortillas (6-inch), cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • Lime wedges


  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add yellow onion and jalapeno pepper. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened. Add flour and taco seasoning mix; continue to cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Beat in broth with whisk; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 2 to 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 2
    Add sour cream; beat with whisk until fully incorporated. Stir in chicken, green chilies and tortillas. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is heated through. Sprinkle cheese over top. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 3
    Garnish with cilantro leaves and red onion; serve with lime wedges on the side.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Sliced green onions or sliced ripe olives make a nice substitution for the cilantro garnish.

Nutrition Information

480 Calories, 26g Total Fat, 29g Protein

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 6
Total Fat
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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