Mexican Chicken Dishes Recipes

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.

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Chicken Quesadillas

From 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.

Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

From Family Circle

This sensational enchilada casserole combines tortillas, beans, cheese, and taco-seasoned chicken. Take this main-dish recipe to your next potluck or Mexican-themed dinner party.

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Sizzling Fajitas

From Pace Salsa & Picante

Why go out to eat when you can easily make these flavorful fajitas, loaded with meat, peppers and onions, in the comfort of your own home?

Sizzling Fajitas

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

From Family Circle

If people ask you for the recipe, don't be surprised. This perfect party dish features spinach and chicken dressed up with a luscious sour cream and yogurt sauce.

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

"Healthified" Chicken Tortilla Casserole

From Betty Crocker

Smart ingredient changes keep the flavor but cut the fat by 11 grams per serving. It has 58% less sat fat, 50% less fat, and 27% fewer calories than the original recipe.

"Healthified" Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

From Breakstone's

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Fiesta Nachos

From RO*TEL

Crispy corn tortilla chips smothered with beans, chicken, and cheese and topped with tomatoes, green onions, and ripe olives.

Chicken Fiesta Nachos

Chicken Fajita Chili

From Diabetic Living

Combine the ingredients in your slow cooker before you head out the door to run errands. Dinner will be ready when you return.

Chicken Fajita Chili

Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

From 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!

Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

Fix-and-Forget White Chili

From Diabetic Living

Thicken this slow-cooker chicken chili by slightly mashing the beans.

Fix-and-Forget White Chili

Mexican Tortilla Casseroles

From Midwest Living

Mexican Tortilla Casseroles

Nacho Chicken Casserole

From Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken

Nacho Chicken Casserole

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

From Hidden Valley®

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Chipotle Stewed Chicken

From Better Homes and Gardens

Chipotle Stewed Chicken

Chicken Posole Soup

From Better Homes and Gardens

Hominy -- large white or yellow corn kernels from which the hull and germ have been removed -- is the key ingredient in this Mexican-style soup. To make it super simple, use a deli rotisserie chicken for the meat called for in the recipe.

Chicken Posole Soup

Picante Chicken Enchiladas

From 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.

Picante Chicken Enchiladas

Anytime Tacos

From Better Homes and Gardens

Anytime Tacos

Chicken-Black Bean Casserole

From Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken

Chicken-Black Bean Casserole

Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas

From Better Homes and Gardens

Barbecue sauce and green chili peppers add zing to this Mexican skillet sandwich recipe. Serve with sour cream and salsa for dipping.

Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas

Mexican Quesadillas

From RO*TEL

Crisp quesadillas filled with chicken, spicy tomatoes, melted pepper Jack cheese, and creamy avocado.

Mexican Quesadillas

Southwestern Chicken Soup

From RO*TEL

An easy chicken soup with tomatoes, corn, and black beans made quickly with on-hand ingredients.

Southwestern Chicken Soup

Chicken & Pinto Bean Chili

From Fine Cooking Magazine

New Mexico red chiles are common dried chiles found in many grocery stores. You can also use a couple of chilcostle chiles or tiny cascabels in place of some of the New Mexico red chiles for a more complex flavor. To order chiles by mail, try Coyote Cafe General Store (800-866-4695) or Pendry's Chile Supply (800-533-1870).

Chicken & Pinto Bean Chili

Thai Chicken Tacos

From Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Thai Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

From RO*TEL

Layers of corn tortillas, spicy tomato sauce, and chicken filling slow-cooked for a unique twist on an oven-baked family favorite.

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken-Stuffed Chilies Rellenos-Style

From 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.

Chicken-Stuffed Chilies Rellenos-Style

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