Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole is packed with layers of chicken, enchilada sauce, tortillas, and cheese. It’s easy comfort food that your whole family will love.

This Chicken Enchilada Casserole recipe is so quick and easy to make. Five simple ingredients are layered into a casserole dish and baked together until the cheese and sauce are melted and bubbling. All of those amazing layers baked together into this delicious enchilada casserole. I think it’s even better traditional enchiladas!

If you like it as much as we do make sure to give our Beef Enchilada Casserole a try too!

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2 cups Enchilada sauce
8 -8 inch Flour tortillas
2 lbs Chicken, shredded
¼ cup Taco seasoning
½ cup yellow onion, diced
12 ounce Cheddar cheese, shredded

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Place shredded chicken, onions, taco seasoning and ¼ cup of water into a skillet and cook over medium high heat for 5 minutes until the liquid has mostly disappeared.
In a greased, 11×9 casserole dish add ½ cup of the enchilada sauce to the bottom and then place two tortillas on top of it so that they cover the bottom of the dish.
Place 1/3 of the chicken on top of the tortillas, followed by ½ cup of the enchilada sauce, and 1 cup of cheese.
Repeat steps to create two more layers.
Place the final two tortillas on top and pour remaining enchilada sauce over it followed by cheese.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the cover and continue to bake for 10 minutes.