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Chicken Enchiladas with Honey and Lime

Creamy green chicken enchiladas recipe with shredded chicken, honey lime marinade, and cheddar cheese. This is super easy to whip up and the creamy sauce on top of the casserole is out of this world delicious.

Course Dinner
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 532 kcal



  • 6 tbsp honey
  • 5 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder


  • 1 ½ lb chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1 16 oz can green enchilada sauce
  • 7-8 flour tortillas (burrito size)
  • 2 cups freshly shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together marinade ingredients.  In a ziploc bag, add shredded chicken with marinade, and toss to combine.  Leave in refrigerator for 30 minutes for flavors to mingle.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  3. Pour ½ cup green enchilada sauce on bottom of 13x9 baking dish.  Fill the tortillas with chicken and  cheese (use only 1 cup of cheese for filling and 1 cup for sprinkling on top).  Roll the enchiladas, and place in dish.

  4. Mix remaining green enchilada sauce with heavy cream.  Pour over enchiladas.  Sprinkle the top with remaining freshly shredded cheddar cheese.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until brown and crispy on top.  Enjoy!!  Serve with shredded iceberg lettuce, and chopped tomatoes.  So yummy!!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Six Sisters Stuff


Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchiladas with Honey and Lime
Amount Per Serving
Calories 532 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 134mg45%
Sodium 444mg19%
Potassium 289mg8%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 25g50%
Calcium 265mg27%
Vitamin C 4.4mg5%
Vitamin A 1135IU23%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.