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These are healthy chicken enchiladas. There is a pan filled with the stuffed enchiladas and a small plate featuring two enchiladas topped with cheese, cilantro, and avocado.
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Healthy Chicken Enchiladas

These healthy chicken enchiladas are the BEST. They're easy, chicken-cheesy, and incredibly tasty!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken enchiladas, enchiladas, healthy chicken enchiladas
Servings: 8
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Jordan Smith


  • 9 x 13 casserole dish
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Blender


Enchilada Filling

  • 8 low-carb tortillas
  • 1 lb chicken shredded
  • 4 oz can green chiles
  • 10-12 oz can green enchilada sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup mexican cheese shredded
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese shredded

Cilantro Lime Sauce

  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1/8 cup cilantro

Extra Toppings

  • Additional toppings for after like cilantro, limes, avocado, plain greek yogurt


  • Gather all ingredients.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Combine the shredded chicken, green chilis, 1/4 can of green enchilada sauce, and 1/2 cup of each kind of cheese. Add salt & pepper, to taste. Mix well.
  • Lay out all tortillas and scoop mixture evenly among all tortillas.
  • Roll each tortilla and place inside a greased 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • In a blender, add remaining enchilada sauce, greek yogurt, lime juice, and cilantro. Blend to make a creamy sauce. Pour the sauce evenly over the top of all enchiladas.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top of all enchiladas.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and tortillas are crispy. Let cool for about 10 minutes.
  • Top with cilantro, lime, and avocado if you wish!


Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 880mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 291mg | Iron: 1mg