Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas
I recently decided to make chicken enchiladas using my crock pot. Like any crock pot recipe this Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada recipe is easy to make, doesn’t take much effort and the final results are delicious.
My crock pot recipes are some of my most popular family recipes that are requested time after time.
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To make these Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas you are going to start by cooking skinless boneless chicken breasts in chicken stock in the crock pot. But you could also make the Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas if you have leftover chicken breasts already. You would just pull the chicken meat apart and then proceed with the rest of the instructions.
This Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada recipe is also a great freezer meal. I cooked one tray for dinner and froze the rest for another day.
Easy Chicken Enchiladas recipe
- 3 boneless chicken breast
- 1 32
oxbox low sodium chicken broth
- 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 bay leaf
Enchilada filling Ingredients
- 1 10 oz can enchilada sauce
- 1 7 oz can
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1 cup corn kernels
- 3/4 cup black beans
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon cumin
Your choice of 10 flour, corn or low carb tortillas.
Top the enchiladas with
- 2 10 oz cans enchilada sauce
- 1 cup cheddar cheese
Cook the chicken in the crock pot
- Put the first 5 ingredients into a crock pot and cook for 4 hours. After four hours remove the chicken from the crock pot and set aside to cool.
- Pour the chicken broth from the crock pot through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl. Set aside.
- Pull the cooled chicken apart.
- Return the pulled chicken meat and 1/4 to 1/2 cup of reserved chicken broth to the crock pot add stir. Add the enchilada filling ingredients to the crock pot and stir.
Cook for 1 hour on low.
Assemble the Enchiladas
- Place the enchiladas seam down into a baking pan and pour on
canof enchilada sauce over the top.
Bake enchiladas for 20 minutes.
- Remove from oven and sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top of the enchiladas. Return to the oven and bake until cheese is melted.
Divide the enchiladas between two 8×8 baking pans. Eat one for dinner and tightly cover the other tray and freeze for another night.
- Serving Size: 1 enchilada
Looking for more Easy Crock Pot Recipes?
Pulled Chicken Sandwiches are just as easy to make as Pulled Pork Sandwiches so I also shared my Easy Crock Pot Pulled Chicken Sandwich recipe on my blog.