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Easy Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

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Easy Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

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Quick and easy chicken fajita enchilada recipe. 

Easy Chicken Fajita Enchiladas Recipe

Chicken fajita enchiladas are one of my favorite things to make and eat. I love all of the flavors that come together for a happy dance in your mouth. This 30 minutes meal is an easy recipe that will have the entire family asking you for more.

I love to put together tasty and easy meal ideas. This is one of those recipes I have been making for a long time, and it is good! You only need to have a few ingredients on hand, and they are a quick and fun meal for any day of the week.

  • very few ingredients
  • less than 30 minutes
  • easy weeknight meal in a pinch

All of that sounds good to me! Let’s jump into this easy chicken enchilada recipe.

chicken enchiladas covered in cheese in glass baking dish.
Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

If you follow my Instagram you know my family and I are always on the run. With 4 kids we are always running in different directions. Getting a meal on the table that doesn’t consist of peanut butter and jelly is a miracle most days.

That’s why I started collecting and sharing my 30 minute meals. They are easy meal ideas and a lifesaver for me. I assume they could help others as well.

This chicken enchilada recipe is not only a quick easy meal, but it’s a delicious recipe that our whole family enjoys. The best part is that fajita enchiladas are easy to make!

Quick and Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

I am a huge fan of quick meal ideas. When it’s in the middle of the school week, I need something that can come together fast. It helps that chicken enchiladas are one of my favorite things to eat. It’s an easy recipe that will have the entire family asking you for seconds.

I love to put together quick and easy meals. They are a lifesaver. This is one of those favorite go-to recipes for when I am crunched for time but don’t want to spend money on take-out.

What you need to make an Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

  • fajita chicken (fully cooked)
  • butter
  • sour cream
  • cream cheese
  • bell pepper
  • flour tortillas
  • shredded cheese

Step-by-step instructions for this easy chicken enchilada recipe

Step 1: Heat oven up to 350. In a medium sized pan, melt the butter, add the sour cream, and saute the chicken and bell pepper on medium heat for 5 minutes.

Easy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe prep with butter, chicken, and bell pepper.
Sauté chicken and bell pepper in butter.

Step 2:  Once the bell peppers have softened up, add in the cream cheese and stir until all is well mixed together.

Easy Fajita Chicken Enchiladas Mixture
Add cream cheese to the meat mixture once the bell peppers have softened.

Step 3: Use cooking spray to prepare your baking dish. Take a flour tortilla, add in the chicken and cheese sauce and roll. Place in the dish and use a toothpick to keep close if needed. Continue to roll remaining chicken mixture and tortillas. Top with shredded cheese.

Step 4: Bake for 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Remove toothpicks before serving.

Chicken Fajita Enchiladas covered in cheese in glass baking dish.
Quick and easy chicken enchilada recipe in under 30 minutes.

And there you have it. A quick and easy weeknight dinner the whole family will surely enjoy. If you love fajitas and you love enchiladas, you’re going to love this easy meal.

Do you often have to make dinner in a rush? You might also like these other 30 minute meals or quick Instant Pot recipes.

Let me know if you get a chance to try this! You can leave a comment below or tag me on Instagram @pinkwhenjen so I can see what you’re making. I love to see others share the recipes that I love and share with you. 

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Easy Chicken Fajita Enchiladas Recipe

Quick and easy chicken fajita enchilada recipe. 

Course dinner

Cuisine Mexican

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 10 minutes

Total Time 25 minutes

Servings 4

Calories 453kcal

Author Jennifer West

Ingredients

  • fajita chicken fully cooked
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tbs sour cream
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 bell pepper
  • flour tortillas
  • shredded cheese

Instructions

  • Heat oven up to 350. In a medium-sized pan melt the butter, add the sour cream, and saute the chicken and bell pepper on medium heat for 5 minutes.

  • Once the bell peppers have softened up, add in the cream cheese and stir until all is well mixed together.

  • Use cooking spray to prepare your baking dish. Take a flour tortilla, add in the chicken and cheese sauce and roll. Place in the dish and use a toothpick to keep close if needed. Continue to roll remaining chicken mixture and tortillas. Top with shredded cheese.

  • Bake for 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Remove toothpicks before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 697mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1895IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 227mg | Iron: 1.9mg

**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.

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