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 cheesy, chicken mixture fills hot peppers in this savory baked dinner.
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.
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.
Blend flavors of Mexican with Italian in this chicken, pasta sauce, and cheese mix rolled into tortillas.
You're just 25 minutes away from getting these sweet and savory fruit tacos on the dinner table. Trade corn tortillas for flour if you like.
A pinch of taco seasoning takes this chicken salad south of the border. Wrap the finished mix in a tortilla or serve on top of crisp romaine lettuce.
Serve a cup of this Mexican-style soup as a starter before your fajita, quesadilla or taco dinner, or serve a big bowl as a stand-alone meal with some sliced avocado and crushed tortilla chips on top.
A bit of cocoa powder tames the heat in the mole sauce that coats each bite of this slow cooker chicken dinner.
In Spanish, enchilada means "spiced with chile," a requisite step in preparing this cheesy chicken casserole.