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Roasted Chicken Enchiladas

Roasted Chicken Enchiladas

By Traeger Kitchen

Roast and shred juicy chicken before rolling it up with tender chilies, black beans, and cheese and fire these enchiladas to perfection on the Traeger.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurment:
1 Whole Chicken, whole (4lbs)
3 Tablespoon olive oil
To Taste salt
To Taste pepper
1 Small onion, diced
1 Can (4 oz) can diced green chiles
8 Large flour tortillas
2 Can Enchilada Sauce
1 Can 15 oz Can Black Beans, strained and rinsed
3 Cup Shredded Mexican Cheese
As Needed sour cream
1/4 Cup cilantro, finely chopped


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 2

    Rub olive oil over chicken and season with salt and pepper.

    • 1 Whole Chicken, whole (4lbs)

    • 3 Tablespoon olive oil

    • To Taste salt

    • To Taste pepper

  • 3

    Place chicken directly on grill grate and cook for 1 hour or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165℉.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

  • 4

    Remove from grill and let rest for 10 minutes.

  • 5

    Shred the chicken from the bone with a fork and set aside.

  • 6

    In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    • As Needed olive oil

    • 1 Small onion, diced

  • 7

    Add green chiles, and season with salt and pepper. Saute for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and combine shredded chicken to mixture.

    • 1 Can (4 oz) can diced green chiles

    • To Taste salt

    • To Taste pepper

  • 8

    To assemble the enchiladas, set up an assembly line including: tortillas, enchilada sauce, beans, chicken mixture, and cheese. Lay out a tortilla and spread two tablespoons of sauce over the surface of the tortilla. Add beans in a line down the middle of the tortilla, then add a spoonful of the chicken mixture and sprinkle with 1/3 cup cheese.

    • 8 Large flour tortillas

    • 2 Can Enchilada Sauce

    • 1 Can 15 oz Can Black Beans, strained and rinsed

    • 3 Cup Shredded Mexican Cheese

  • 9

    Roll up tortilla and place in a greased 9” x 13” baking dish. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

  • 10

    Spread the remaining enchilada sauce on top of the tortillas, and sprinkle on remaining shredded cheese.

  • 11

    Place baking dish directly on grill still at 350℉, close lid and cook uncovered for 20 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 12

    Remove from oven and serve immediately. Garnish with sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro. Enjoy!

    • As Needed sour cream

    • 1/4 Cup cilantro, finely chopped

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