Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas & Veetee Rice Giveaway

I made these bad boys about a few weeks ago when I shared this yummy photo on Instagram and I realized that it was high time I shared a recipe too! These green chili chicken enchiladas are simple to make, full of flavor and great to make ahead of time and freeze if you have an event coming up!

Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas

How To Make the Enchiladas:

  1. Preheat oven to 400*
  2. In a large bowl, stir together 1 cup sour cream, 1 1/2 tsp. cumin, 1 tsp. chili powder, juice from 1/2 lime and 1/4 cup sliced green onions. 
  3. Add in shredded chicken from 1 rotisserie {about 4 cups} and 1/2 cup of Veetee rice and toss to coat in the sour cream mixture.  Set aside.
  4. Warm the tortillas in the microwave on high for 20 seconds.
  5. In a 9×13 baking dish, ladle 1 cup of the green chile sauce {recipe below}
  6. Add 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture into the center of a tortilla and roll it up placing it seam side down in the baking dish. Continue this method with the rest of the tortillas and chicken mixture. Pour the remaining 2 cups of green chile sauce evenly over the top of the tortillas.  Top with Monterey jack cheese {to taste – I used about 1 cup}.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the cheese is melted & bubbly.
  8. Serve warm with extra green chile sauce on the side. 
  9. Optional: Garnish with avocado, onions, and/or cilantro

For the Green Chile Sauce:

  1. In a blender add 1 diced onion, 1 clove garlic, 8 oz. hatch green chiles, 1 lb. tomatillos chopped and 1 1/2 cups warm chicken stock.  Blend on a low speed, begin to puree the sauce, increasing the speed until smooth.  

And for more green chili yumminess – check out my Green Beef Chili recipe too!

toasted enchiladas

For this recipe you can also use any leftover meats, beans or vegetables as a filling to replace the chicken. It’s also a great recipe to make a week ahead of time and freeze. Allow to thaw and come to room temperature before topping with cheese and baking off. Or make the day before and refrigerate before topping with cheese and baking off.

Recipe adapted from The Chew


I made this recipe with the help with the help of some tasty & delicious Veetee rice! The folks at Veetee contacted me a while back asking if I would like to try their product. Veetee rice is dry & microwaveable rice -> you literally pull the film back from the container, put in the microwave for 2 minutes and fluff with a fork and it’s good to go!

It’s so tasty & delicious -> not to mention it’s so quick and easy to make! Charles loves this product because it takes no time at all to add some tasty rice as a side dish for a meal. I love it because it is so yummy and Brooks enjoys some yummy rice with some of his meals – and did I mention this takes 2 minutes to make?

Trust me, it’s awesome.

I got to try out the Wholegrain Brown Rice, Long Grain {White} Rice, Basmati & Wild Rice and Chicken Flavor Rice – but there are so many other awesome flavor options too. And I believe most of the rice flavors to be gluten free and vegetarian.

The brand is new to the US market but you can always find Veetee Rice on Amazon – Want to try out some of this rice for yourself? Check out the giveaway below!

veetee rice

Up for grabs today is a pretty sweet prize pack from Veetee Rice. I was sent a MASSIVE box of 4 different flavors of the rice to try – and you can win an awesome Veetee Rice Prize Pack too!

Leave a comment below & enter the rafflecopter giveaway to win:

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Giveaway ends Sunday 1/25  / Winner will be notified via email

I was NOT  compensated

for this post, but was sent some

Veetee Rice {shown} for review.

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  • Reply Melissa January 21, 2015 at 10:53 am

    This sounds delicious! And super easy to make!

  • Reply Nikki January 21, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    We like rice!

  • Reply Nicole @ Liberty Belles January 21, 2015 at 5:55 pm


  • Reply Rebecca January 21, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    I love rice, but having some that’s quicker to make would be ideal.

  • Reply Patty O January 22, 2015 at 7:03 am

    Your dish looks yummy and I would love to try this brand of rice!

  • Reply Maria January 22, 2015 at 8:59 am

    I always just make boring brown rice so it would be awesome to try these with new varieties 🙂

  • Reply Erin Ellis January 22, 2015 at 9:41 am

    My family eats a lot of rice, so I would love to win this to add a little variety! Thank you for the wonderful giveaway.

  • Reply Sarah D. January 22, 2015 at 10:03 am

    I am always looking for a shortcut for rice! Great giveaway!

  • Reply Brittany Koelmel January 22, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    We ADORE rice and this would be great to try!

  • Reply Madeline January 22, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    It’d be great to have rice ready quickly for dinner and we eat it so often!

  • Reply Carolsue January 22, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    I’d like to win because we eat a lot of rice and this would be really convenient!

  • Reply MARTHAIA January 22, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    Looks good really enjoy trying new variety of food groups.

  • Reply chickie brewer January 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

    I want to win, because it looks like it would taste good!

  • Reply David January 24, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    We eat a lot of rice in our household, and I would like to try this brand. I have never heard of this brand before, but like you said, it is new in the US.

  • Reply Ashley January 24, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    I love rice, and I haven’t tried theirs before.

  • Reply Kristen January 24, 2015 at 11:16 pm

    I want to win because my whole family loves rice.

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