Chicken Enchilada Roll-ups

We had a dinner meeting at our house on Friday night to prepare for a youth retreat we are leading in August, and I decided it would be fun to have a Mexican Fiesta theme to the dinner. So everyone brought some sort of mexican dish. I had seen these roll-ups on Delicious Meliscious and Cook Like a Champion and knew they would be a great addition to the party. Little did I know they would be such a huge hit! These went like hotcakes! They were so fresh and full of flavor and the perfect bite. This is my new go-to appetizer! They were super easy to make and everyone was asking how to make them. Definitely give these a try for your next gathering.

Chicken Enchilada Roll-Ups
Source: Delicious Meliscious via Cook Like a Champion originally found on Sing For Your Supper from the Gooseberry Patch Cookbook “Come On Over”

2 8-oz. packages cream cheese, softened
1 1/3 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
1 teaspoon garlic, finely minced
1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
cayenne pepper to taste
salt to taste
2 chicken breasts, baked & shredded
1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped
4 green onions, chopped
10-oz. can Rotel tomatoes
1 package jalapeno cheddar tortillas

Mix cheeses together until well blended.
Add all remaining ingredients and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.
Place one heaping spoonful onto tortilla.-Spread to edges using a metal spatula.
Roll and cut into slices.

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  1. JoDee - Lacey, WA says:

    I have taken these to two different gatherings, and they where also a big hit. Everyone loved them, and begged me for the recipe. I would highly reccomend these to anyone.

  2. What a great appetizer with all the flavor of enchiladas in one bite!

  3. Melissa says:

    Looks great! I need to try them.

  4. Oh my goodness, these sound so good! I can’t wait to try them!

  5. Anonymous says:

    Hi! This may sound silly but is the flavor really like enchiladas? These look delish and I am considering it for our BBQ, but I don't like the flavor of enchiladas at all. Also, would this be OK to prepare the night before?

  6. Anonymous says:

    I almost forgot, how many cups of chicken do you need for this recipe (or an estimate)? I already have some frozen chicken in the freezer so just need a ballpark.

  7. Rattlesnake Lizzie says:

    I made these for a baby shower on Sunday. I got SO many compliments! Thanks for the great recipe. I followed it almost exactly, except I used rotisserie chicken instead of canned chicken. Delicious 🙂

  8. bakingblonde says:

    I made these tonight and they are out of this world, your photos tempted me beyond restraint!

  9. Chrystal's Corner says:

    These look and sound so delicious! Just telling my husband too bad we already had food planned out for our home group's potluck or I would bring these. Bookmarking this for next time!