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This is a pan filled with healthy enchilada dip. There is a cheese chicken mixture topped with cilantro and limes. A hand is holding up a tortilla chip with the dip.
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5 from 19 votes

Healthy Chicken Enchilada Dip

This healthy chicken enchilada dip is the BEST. It's a high-protein, low-carb recipe that is easy, chicken-cheesy, and incredibly tasty!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: enchilada dip
Servings: 6
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Jordan Smith


  • 10 x 10 casserole dish
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Blender


Enchilada Filling

  • 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

  • ½ cup plain greek yogurt
  • ½ lime juiced
  • 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, ¼ can of green enchilada sauce, and ½ cup of each kind of cheese. Add salt & pepper, to taste. Mix well.
  • In a blender, add remaining enchilada sauce, greek yogurt, lime juice, and cilantro. Blend to make a creamy sauce. Pour the sauce evenly into the bowl. Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the greased baking dish.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Let cool for about 10 minutes.
  • Top with cilantro, lime, and avocado if you wish!


Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 747mg | Potassium: 152mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 684IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 295mg | Iron: 1mg