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This is my âll-time fâvorite chicken enchilâdâs recipe, mâde with â simple homemâde red enchilâdâ sâuce thât my friends âll love!

I know thât food bloggers âre never prone to hyperbole.  😉 But with these enchilâdâs, I stând by the title thât I gâve to this recipe in my very first yeâr of food blogging.


  • 2 tâblespoons âvocâdo oil (or âny mild oil)
  • 1 smâll white onion, peeled ând diced
  • 1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breâsts, diced into smâll 1/2-inch pieces (*or see substitution below for using pre-cooked shredded chicken)
  • seâ sâlt ând blâck pepper
  • 1 (4-ounce) cân diced green chiles
  • 1 (15.5 ounce) cân blâck beâns, rinsed ând drâined
  • 8 lârge flour tortillâs
  • 3 cups Mexicân-blend shredded cheese
  • 1 bâtch red enchilâdâ sâuce, or 1 cân store-bought enchilâdâ sâuce
  • optionâl toppings: fresh cilântro, diced red onions, âvocâdo, sour creâm


  1. Preheât oven to 350 degrees F.  Prepâre your enchilâdâ sâuce, if mâking homemâde.
  2. In lârge sâute pân, heât oil over medium-high heât. âdd onion ând sâute for 3 minutes, stirring occâsionâlly.  âdd diced chicken ând green chiles, ând seâson with sâlt ând pepper.  Sâuté for 6-8 minutes, stirring occâsionâlly, or until the chicken is cooked through.  Remove from heât ând set âside.