Swiss Enchiladas

Swiss Enchiladas


"My husband lived in Mexico for several years and loved Enchiladas Suizas (Swiss Enchiladas). I found this recipe, and he said that it tastes just like the ones his 'mamita' made him."


50 m servings 640 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 640 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 48.9 g
  • 75%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 23.1 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 170 mg
  • 57%
  • Sodium:
  • 663 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a bowl, mix together chicken, chilies, and salsa.
  3. In a wide, shallow dish stir together salt and whipping cream.
  4. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Fry each tortilla for a few seconds, until it blisters, and immediately dip into cream and salt.
  5. Fill fried tortillas with chicken mixture. Roll and place flap side down in a baking dish. Pour remaining cream over tortillas, and sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated oven until cheese has melted, about 15 to 20 minutes.
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  1. 72 Ratings


It looks like I'm one of the few, if not the only one, who prepared this recipe as written. No add ins, no changes in amounts, no substitutions. And I DID use the full 2 cups of cream, which wa...

This recipe is fabulous!!! I did change it a bit, and will probably change it more the next time I make it. I added 4oz cream cheese, nuked it to make it soft, then added the cream, salt and pep...

Excellent! If you are looking for a more authentic enchilada suiza, and not some gloppy canned soup mess, try this recipe. My husband could not stop raving about them...said they were better t...

I followed the original recipe and I thought it was a little bland. Don't get me wrong, the dish was good but next time I'll add granulated garlic and maybe some onion powder. I'll definitely us...

I substituted low fat half & half for the whipping cream as well as white corn tortillas (one-half as many calories). My family raved!

I was not impressed with these at all. They need more kick in my opinion. I think I'll stick with Whit's Chicken Enchiladas

This was a great recipe for my family and I. Thank you for putting it in here.

I have made a similar version for years and is a family favorite. Leave out the chilie salsa, but add 1 6oz can of tomatoe paste. I use milk not cream and add 6 chicken bullion cubes. You can...

I used half the whipping cream, and mixed in 4 oz. of cream cheese to dip the tortillas in. It was amazing! Next time I'll double that mix (two cups whipping cream with 8 oz. of cream cheese) an...