Mexican Chicken Dishes
Twenty-five easy Mexican chicken dishes deliver almost a month's worth of south-of-the-border specialties. From cheesy enchiladas to tortilla soup to mole, these easy recipes for Mexican chicken dishes are authentic and quick.
Relleno (ray-YAY-no) means stuffing in Spanish. In Mexico, the stuffing is made with corn, cheese, chilies, shrimp, and vegetables to fill large hot or sweet peppers. This version is baked instead of fried and prep time is just 20 minutes.
The mozzarella and feta cheeses melt in your mouth in these quick-to-fix quesadillas.
A deli-roasted chicken is a handy main ingredient to have for quick dinner ideas. This dish really needs no recipe. Simply shred the chicken and tuck it into tortillas, along with cheese and other favorite fillings.
A cheesy, chicken mixture fills hot peppers in this savory baked dinner.
Grilled chicken and peppers are topped with a fresh bean salad, cheese, and salsa for these deluxe fajitas.
These low fat, easy-to-make, chicken, chili pepper, and tomato stuffed tacos are great for family dinners.
A rich, aromatic marinade of soy sauce, garlic and cilantro imparts incredible flavor to the moist chicken tenders in these enticing Thai tacos. A vibrant cabbage slaw provides fantastic texture, while a hint of citrus ties it all together. When buying cabbage, look for heads that are heavy for their size, with crisp, tightly packed leaves.
Barbecue sauce and green chili peppers add zing to this Mexican skillet sandwich recipe. Serve with sour cream and salsa for dipping.
In Mexico, this dish is served for breakfast; stateside, families enjoy it as a quick and tasty dinner, too. Follow the make-ahead directions and heat the frozen casserole in a microwave for a meal that's ready in minutes.
Your family will love this Mexican- inspired chicken casserole recipe.
This chicken casserole recipe, layered with tortilla strips, tomato sauce, chicken, and cheddar cheese, has the flavors of Mexico, enjoyed all over the world.
Top toasted tortillas with mashed beans and cooked ground chicken and you'll have a zippy Southwestern dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes.
A bit of cocoa powder tames the heat in the mole sauce that coats each bite of this slow cooker chicken dinner.
Bean dip and picante sauce lend this yummy pizza a great Tex-Mex taste, while the zucchini and green onion keep the flavor fresh.
In Spanish, enchilada means "spiced with chile," a requisite step in preparing this cheesy chicken casserole.