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chicken enchilada recipe with cream cheese

Chicken Enchilada with Philadelphia Cream Cheese Recipe

My all-time favorite Chicken Enchilada with Philadelphia Cream Cheese recipe is super easy to make; You can customize it with your favorite fillings. These enchiladas are to die for!
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Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 People
Author: Jeehan


  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • ¼ cups finely chopped onions
  • 3 cloves finely chopped garlic
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp. canned jalapenos
  • 1 tsp. white pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  • Shred rotisserie chicken , transfer the bones to a pot, add 2 cups of water, and let it boil for 20 minutes.
  •  Add butter to a large skillet ,sauté onions and garlic, and then add cream cheese, jalapenos, shredded chicken, salt, and white pepper.  Heat up until the mixture is creamy.
  • Coat a baking dish with heavy cream then dip tortillas in chicken stock. Place a scoop of the chicken mixture on a tortilla and add some cheese. Also, roll the filled tortillas and place the seam side down in the baking dish.
  • Pour heavy cream on top of rolled tortillas. Top it with more cheese.
  •  ( Bake at 350 degrees F - 177 degrees C) for 20 minutes.