One Skillet Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas Casserole

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
So you loved our One Skillet Enchilada Casserole? Us too. That's why today we are bringing you a lighter One Skillet Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas Casserole.


  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lime juice about 2 large limes
  • 2 teaspoons to 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 large cloves of garlic finely minced or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts about 2 large breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1-2 Cans Pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 12 large corn tortillas or flour
  • 2 cups of Mexican cheese blend shredded (1 small bag usually is 2 cups)
  • 1 14- oz can of green enchilada sauce mild or medium, to your taste
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 Tablespoon of chopped cilantro to garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, place the honey, lime juice, chili powder and minced garlic or garlic powder.
  • Whisk together thoroughly to combine.
  • Place the cooked and shredded chicken in the bowl, stir to combine and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Allow to marinate while you prepare the rest, 30 minutes or up to 1 hour, in the refrigerator.
  • Cook the tortillas and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl combine the enchilada sauce and the heavy cream.
  • Spread about 1/2 cup of the mixture in the bottom of a cast iron skillet, a 10-12" size.
  • Place a tortilla down. Add a large spoonful (about 2 tablespoons) of the chicken mixture all over the tortilla.
  • Sprinkle with beans and a little sauce.
  • Cover with cheese, then repeat with remaining layers.
  • On the last layer, end with a tortilla, sauce and cheese.
  • Bake the enchiladas for 30 to 35 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly and starting to brown on top.
  • Serve with salsa, olives, sour cream or whatever flavors you like.


This dish can be prepped up to 12 hours before baking. You can also freeze this meal if you make it in a disposable pan and wrap well with plastic wrap and foil for up to 3 weeks.
Nutrition Facts
One Skillet Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 511 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 622mg27%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 34g68%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.