Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Dip

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5 from 17 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

I love enchiladas, but sometimes I’m out of tortillas, but I still WANT. So I came up with a fun sour cream chicken enchilada dip so that I can enjoy that flavor anytime!

But it’s more than just that. This enchilada dip is the perfect appetizer. Totally unexpected and really unique, it’s going to be the star of the show at any party.

Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Dip in a white baking dish next to some round tortilla chips on a gray cloth

But, because this is such a simple recipe, it’s also perfect for those nights where you just want an easy meal you can toss together that the kids will eat, you’ll enjoy and you know is going to be on the table in no time.

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What You Need to Make Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Dip:

This is a very simple chicken recipe that’s no-fail. Seriously, anyone can make these, as long as you can follow some basic cooking instructions. Here’s what you need:

  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken thighs and legs deboned, cooked & shredded
  • 1 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp sliced green onion
  • 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Dip in a white baking dish next to some round tortilla chips on a gray cloth

How to Make Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Dip:

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Combine the seasoning and sour cream, stirring it together until the seasoning is spread consistently throughout.

seasoning being poured into a glass bowl of sour cream

Step 2

Add sour cream, pepper jack cheese and green onion to the shredded chicken and stir together.

combining sour cream, pepper jack cheese, and  green onion to shredded chicken in a glass bowl

Step 3

Place chicken mixture into the bottom of a baking dish, spread in a single layer over the bottom of the dish.

chicken mixture being put in a white baking dish on a white background

Step 4

Cover in the cheddar cheese, then bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

chicken enchilada dip mixture being topped with shredded cheese

Step 5

Allow to cool before enjoying!

More Easy Chicken Recipes You’ll Love

If you love this easy chicken recipe, but you’re not quite ready to bust out your cutting board, just pin this to your favorite easy appetizer ideas board on Pinterest so you can find it quick later!

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5 from 17 votes

Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Dip

Yield: 6 Servings Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Dip
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
I love how easy it is to make this sour cream chicken enchilada dip. It's super quick and so tasty, I could literally eat it for a whole meal.
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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs chicken thighs and legs deboned, cooked & shredded
  • 1 ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp sliced green onion
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar
  • ½ cup pepper jack cheese
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  • Combine the seasoning and sour cream, stirring it together until the seasoning is spread consistently throughout.
  • Add sour cream, pepper jack cheese and green onion to the shredded chicken and stir together.
  • Place chicken mixture into the bottom of a baking dish, spread in a single layer over the bottom of the dish.
  • Cover in the cheddar cheese, then bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Allow to cool before enjoying!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1g | Calories: 436kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 197mg | Sodium: 727mg | Sugar: 2g
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Course: Mexican Inspired
Cuisine: Mexican

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