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Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Make dinner simple - the flavorful filling for these Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas cooks all day in a crock pot.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time6 hrs 25 mins
Total Time6 hrs 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Enchiladas, easy slow cooker recipe, Enchiladas, slow cooker enchiladas
Servings: 12
Calories: 310kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Small Mixing Bowl
  • 9x13 Inch Baking Dish or (2) 9x9 Pans

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 ounce taco seasoning 1 packet
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 4 ounces diced green chilies 1 can
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • 10.5 ounces cream of chicken soup 1 can
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese any cheese would work, use your favorite
  • 10 ounces enchilada sauce 1 can, you can use red or green
  • 2 Tablespoons green onions chopped
  • olives sliced
  • 12 tortillas

Instructions

  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place chicken breasts inside slow cooker. Add taco seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, onion, green chilis, lime juice, and water on top of chicken. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  • Once it is finished baking, shred chicken with 2 forks (it should come apart really easy).
  • Mix together cream of chicken soup and sour cream.
  • Stir half of the soup mixture in with the shredded chicken. Spread the other half of the soup mixture on the bottom of a 9x13 pan (or two 9x9" pans).
  • Place a scoop of the chicken mixture on a tortilla. Sprinkle on a little bit of cheese and roll up. Place seam-side down in the pan.
  • Repeat with the rest of the tortillas.
  • Pour enchilada sauce over the top and cover with remaining cheese. Top with green onions and olives.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

Notes

This chicken is so versatile. If you don’t feel like using it for enchiladas, you can make:
  • Tacos
  • Burritos
  • Over a salad
  • Tostadas
  • Nachos
  • Quesadillas
  • Or eat it as is!

Nutrition

Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 976mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 796IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 2mg