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white chicken enchiladas

White Chicken Enchiladas with Homemade White Sauce

These white chicken enchiladas are filled with delicious shredded chicken and topped with a fantastic creamy white enchilada sauce. Browned to perfection. You can't go wrong with this white chicken enchiladas dinner.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: white chicken enchiladas
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6 people



  • Spray 9x13 baking dish and set aside
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Add the Rotel and 1 1/2 cups cheese to the cooked and shredded chicken, stir well
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a large pan on medium heat
  • Once butter is melted, add flour, stir well to combine
  • Turn heat to medium-high and slowly add the chicken broth to the mixture
  • Once the butter, flour, broth mixture has thickened, turn down heat and add sour cream and green chilies
  • Turn off heat and let sit a bit to thicken while stirring frequently
  • Place 1/2-2/3 cup chicken mixture inside each tortilla, rolling one by one and setting seam side down in baking dish
  • Once all the enchiladas are rolled, pour homemade white enchilada sauce over entire pan of enchiladas, top with remaining cheese
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 uncovered