Enchiladas Suizas

Creamy chicken enchiladas verdes.

What Are Enchiladas Suizas?

In Spanish, “enchiladas suizas” translates to “Swiss enchiladas.”  It’s said this recipe was inspired by a Swiss man who said enchiladas verdes were too spicy. To tone down the heat, the restaurant added cream & melted cheese.

Simple Ingredients

Leftover chicken, tomatillos & a few other ingredients are all you'll need to make enchiladas suizas.

Make the Sauce

Cook the tomatillos, chiles, onion and garlic, then blend everything together.

Make the Sauce

Make a creamy sauce with milk, crema and cheese. Then add to the green enchiladas sauce.

Add Chicken

Add shredded chicken to warm corn tortillas.

Cook the Enchiladas

Add the filled tortillas to a pan, then cover with sauce and cheese. Cook on the stove top.

Add Cilantro

Add chopped fresh cilantro on top.

Dig In!

Serve with Mexican rice and refried beans. (Recipes for both of those on the blog too!)