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Creamy Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Jenn

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked shredded chicken breast
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese divided
  • 8 8 inch flour tortillas
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup hot pepper sauce like Frank's Red Hots┬«
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl toss together shredded chicken and 1 cup cheese.
  4. Divide mixture evenly between flour tortillas.
  5. Roll chicken mixture up in tortillas and place seam side down in baking dish.
  6. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  7. Stir in flour and whisk until smooth.
  8. Gradually add in chicken broth, about ┬╝ cup at a time stirring constantly until sauce is smooth and has thickened slightly, about 10 minutes.
  9. Stir hot pepper sauce and ranch dressing into sauce.
  10. Cook for a few minutes longer until sauce is heated through.
  11. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper to taste if desired.
  12. Pour sauce on top of enchiladas.
  13. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  14. Bake on center rack of oven for about 30 minutes until cheese is melted and sauce is hot and bubbly.
  15. Garnish with blue cheese and green onion .