These unique Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas are filled with a cheesy, honey lime chicken filling! Use a rotisserie chicken for an easy weeknight dinner!

Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Are you looking for something completely delicious to add into your dinner rotation?  Well, let me introduce you to my new Fav!!! Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas.  I know!  The name alone sends visions of deliciousness running through your mind, doesn’t it?

This recipe uses an already roasted rotisserie chicken from the market or, in my case, from Costco so cooking time is cut down a little. Yay. Also since the rotisserie chickens from Costco are gianormous, I used all the dark meat and roughly 1 1/4 of the breasts. I thought it was a great ratio of chicken to cheese.

I mixed the chicken and the honey lime mixture late in the morning and popped it in a one-gallon resealable bag in the fridge until it was time to get dinner ready. I think the extra marinating time definitely added a little extra yum factor.

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Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

These unique Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas are filled with a cheesy, honey lime chicken filling! Use a rotisserie chicken for an easy weeknight dinner!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 57 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 847 kcal
Author kathleen

Ingredients

  • 1 Fully Cooked Rotisserie Chicken Shredded
  • 6 Tablespoons Honey
  • 5 Tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Chili Powder
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 1 Pound Monterey Jack Cheese Shredded, Divided
  • 1 (16 ounces) Can Green Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • Optional Fresh Cilantro
  • Optional Sliced Green Onions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the honey, lime juice, chili powder and garlic; toss with the shredded chicken.  Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. In another medium bowl,  combine the enchilada sauce and the cream.  Pour 1/2 cup of the sauce on the bottom of a greased 9 x 13 baking pan.
  4. Fill the flour tortillas with chicken and shredded cheese and roll, reserving 1 cup of cheese for topping.  Place the enchiladas seam side down into the prepared pan.  Pour the remaining sauce over top.  Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

  5. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and golden.  Sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro or green onions just before serving.

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Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts
Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 847 Calories from Fat 531
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 59g 91%
Saturated Fat 29g 145%
Cholesterol 243mg 81%
Sodium 561mg 23%
Potassium 480mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Sugars 17g
Protein 58g 116%
Vitamin A 33.9%
Vitamin C 5.2%
Calcium 61.7%
Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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