Nani's Cranny

Chicken Enchiladas

Here is an easy favorite recipes for chicken enchiladas. It is not authenic Mexican, but tasty and easy.


  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 16 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 small can green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 to 4 cups chicken, cooked and diced
  • 1 package flour tortillas

Saute onion and garlic in butter until translucent. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, chilies, sugar and spices. Simmer for 20 minutes. Fry tortillas until softened, and dip each tortilla in sauce. Put 2 Tablespoons chicken and 2 Tablespoons shredded cheese on top of tortilla, then put a small amount of sauce on top of the cheese. Roll up and place seam side down in 9×13 inch pan. Blend the sour cream with the remaining sauce and pour over tortillas. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 40 minutes @ 350 degrees.


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