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.

See Popular Mexican Chicken Dishes Recipes

Monterey Jack Chicken Quesadillas

Swanson Premium Chicken

Each bite of these flavorful quesadillas is packed with a blend of Swanson® Premium Chunk Chicken, Monterey jack cheese, chopped green chilies and chili powder, topped with a dollop of sour cream and Pace® Chunky Salsa.

Total: 20 mins

Chicken and Bean Burritos

Swanson Premium Chicken

These quick and tasty burritos feature a zesty combination of chicken, bean soup and salsa inside a warmed flour tortilla and are ready to serve in about 20 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas Verde

Pace Salsa & Picante

Warm tortillas are filled with an enticing combination of shredded chicken, Pace® Salsa Verde, sour cream and Cheddar Jack cheese, and are baked until the filling is hot and the cheese is melted.

Total: 35 mins

Lighter Chicken Quesadillas

Swanson Premium Chicken

Using canned chicken and cream of chicken soup allows you to get these delicious quesadillas on the table in less than 30 minutes!

Total: 25 mins

Picante Chicken Enchiladas

Pace Salsa & Picante

Who wouldn't love these enchiladas? They've got chicken, cheese and picante sauce, all wrapped up in a tortilla and baked until the cheese is melted and the filling is hot.

Total: 50 mins

Crunchy Chicken Nugget Tacos

Betty Crocker

Try this chicken recipe from Betty Crocker.

Total: 20 mins

Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

Swanson Premium Chicken

Cheese sauce, chicken, black beans and salsa are folded inside flour tortillas and baked until tortillas are crisp: A new family-favorite dish is born!

Total: 25 mins

Slow Cooker Turkey Tacos

Betty Crocker

Spicy strips of turkey tender are tucked inside crispy taco shells for a mouthwatering Tex-Mex meal!

Total: 7 hrs 25 mins

Chicken-Stuffed Chilies Rellenos-Style

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Nutty Olive Quesadillas

Better Homes and Gardens

The mozzarella and feta cheeses melt in your mouth in these quick-to-fix quesadillas.

Total: 20 mins

Monterey Jack Chicken Quesadillas

Pace Salsa & Picante

Each bite of these flavorful quesadillas is packed with a blend of Swanson® Premium Chunk Chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, chopped green chilies and chili powder, topped with a dollop of sour cream and Pace® Chunky Salsa.

Total: 20 mins
Total: 25 mins

Wild West Sizzlin' Chicken Tacos

Betty Crocker

Old El Paso® Prize-Winning Recipe Munch and crunch a stand-up chicken taco for lunch. It's full of bacon, cheese and beans.

Total: 20 mins

Nacho Chicken Casserole

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Hey! "Throw down" that leftover chicken to make a one-dish taco casserole. Family and friends will think you're the latest celebrity chef.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Mexican Four Cheese and Chicken Quesadilla

Pace Salsa & Picante

Your favorite restaurant-style quesadillas can be easily made at home with this fabulous recipe featuring salsa con queso, chicken red pepper and guacamole that comes together in just 15 minutes.

Total: 15 mins

Chicken Quesadillas

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Total: 25 mins

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

Swanson Premium Chicken

If you enjoy the bold flavors of Buffalo chicken wings, why not try these easy-to-make quesadillas? They're just as good as the wings, without all the mess...and they're on the table in just 20 minutes.

Total: 20 mins
Back to Top