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Keto chicken enchiladas in a white bowl on a colorful napkin

Chicken Enchilada Skillet

Keto Chicken Enchilada Skillet is a family favorite recipe. So ridiculously easy to make, it whips up in about 15 minutes flat. If you've been missing enchiladas on your low carb diet, this easy one pan meal is for you!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken enchilada skillet, keto chicken enchiladas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 351 kcal


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 lb cooked chicken, cubed or shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar or Mexican cheese (about 6 ounces)


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the chicken broth and bring to a simmer.

  2. Whisk in the tomato paste, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, and cayenne until smooth.

  3. Reduce the heat to low and whisk in the sour cream until well combined. Stir in the chicken and toss to coat. Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the top and cover the skillet until melted, about 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchilada Skillet
Amount Per Serving (1 cup (approximately))
Calories 351 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Carbohydrates 3.2g1%
Fiber 0.7g3%
Protein 34g68%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.