Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Honey Lime Chicken Enciladas

These Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas are a burst of flavor in your mouth. This quick and easy recipe is wonderful for dinner.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 3 cups Chicken Cooked and shredded (1- 1/12 pounds raw)
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 6 Tablespoons Lime Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheese
  • 8-10 Flour Tortillas Use Corn or Flour
  • 10-12 Corn Tortillas* Use Corn or Flour
  • 1 bunch Cilantro chopped (optional)


  • 2 Cups Whipping Cream
  • 1 16oz Jar Salsa Verde Mild/Medium/Hot


  • In a medium bowl combine honey, lime, chili power, garlic powder. Mix to combine
  • Add shredded chicken to honey, lime marinade and allow to sit for 30 minutes
  • In a separate bowl combine whipping cream and Salsa Verde and set aside
  • In a 9x13 pan, spray with cooking spray. Pour 1 cup of sauce in dish to lightly coat the bottom.
  • On a tortilla, place shredded chicken and cheese. Roll up tortilla. Line pan with rolled enchiladas.
  • Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas making sure to cover all the tortillas. Top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cheese has melted as is hot and bubbly.

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

  • Place 1 cup water in Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker
  • Place 2-3 Chicken Breasts on trivet. Add Salt and Pepper to Taste and 1 tbs Garlic
  • Set to Manual (Pressure Cook) High for 18 mins with a 15 minute natural release.
  • Remove Chicken and shred with forks

Crock Pot Shredded Chicken

  • Place 2-3 Chicken Breasts into Crock Pot. Add Salt and Pepper to Taste and 1 tbs Garlic
  • Add 1 Can Chicken Broth around Chicken
  • Set to low for 8-10 hours or High for 4-6 hours or until Chicken reaches an internal temperature of 170 degrees.
  • Remove and shred with forks

Stove Top Shredded Chicken

  • In a 3qt Sauce Pan with lid add 2-3 Chicken Breasts. Add Salt and Pepper to Taste and 1 tbs Garlic. Add 1 can of Chicken Broth and 1 Cup of water
  • Place lid on top of pan and Simmer on medium heat for 30 minutes. Turn to low for an additional hour.
  • Remove from heat. Pull chicken out of sauce pan and shred with forks.