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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Kickin' Chicken Chili with Vegetables

From Better Homes and Gardens

Kickin' Chicken Chili with Vegetables

Jalapeno Chicken Breasts

From Better Homes and Gardens

Jalapeno Chicken Breasts

Southwest Chicken Salad

From Parents

Southwest Chicken Salad

Tomatillo Chicken Soup

From Better Homes and Gardens

Tomatillo Chicken Soup

Tomatillo Chicken Soup

From Midwest Living

Tomatillos (the key ingredient in green salsa) look like green tomatoes with papery husks. Although they can be eaten raw, we like to cook tomatillos with other ingredients to mellow and balance their tart flavor.

Tomatillo Chicken Soup

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

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

From Diabetic Living

Instead of using loads of calorie-laden regular sour cream, we lightened this enchilada recipe with a creamy filling that includes only a little bit of light sour cream.

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Fajita-Ranch Chicken Wraps

From Heart-Healthy Living

Cooked chicken and sweet peppers are tossed with ranch dressing for these easy lunch of dinner sandwiches.

Fajita-Ranch Chicken Wraps

Tex-Mex Chicken

From Family Circle

Tex-Mex Chicken

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

From Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

Chicken Tortilla Soup

From Better Homes and Gardens

There's no need to measure lots of herbs or spices for this soup. They're already in the chicken broth and Mexican-style tomatoes.

Chicken Tortilla Soup

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

Chipotle Stewed Chicken

From Better Homes and Gardens

Chipotle Stewed Chicken

Kickin' Chicken Chili

From Better Homes and Gardens

Kickin' Chicken Chili

Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder

From Better Homes and Gardens

This thick chowder recipe is a good way to lure picky eaters away from macaroni and cheese at dinnertime, especially if you have breadsticks to dip into it.

Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder

Chicken Flautas with Black Beans

From Better Homes and Gardens

Flauta is the Spanish word for "flute"--exactly what one of these crispy, stuffed, and fried tortillas resembles. Use them to scoop up gobs of guacamole and sour cream. Try the make-ahead directions for dinner in a flash.

Chicken Flautas with Black Beans

New World Chili

From Better Homes and Gardens

Not your ordinary chili recipe, this slow cooker version combines turkey with butternut squash, corn, cranberries, and jalapeno pepper for a unique taste sensation.

New World Chili

Chicken Fajita Pasta

From Better Homes and Gardens

When working with chile peppers, wear plastic gloves to prevent the volatile oils from getting onto your fingers. The Anaheim chile adds kick to this easy weeknight meal.

Chicken Fajita Pasta

Chicken Taco Pizzas

From Diabetic Living

Chicken Taco Pizzas

BBQ Chicken And Cheddar Quesadillas

From Better Homes and Gardens

Dip quesadilla wedges into salsa and green onion-topped sour cream. Or, top the quesadillas and eat them with a knife and fork.

BBQ Chicken And Cheddar Quesadillas

Grilled Chicken Mole Sandwich

From Better Homes and Gardens

The road to Southwestern cuisine is paved with good tiendas (Mexican grocery stores). That's where you'll find the ingredients to make these sandwiches truly authentic.

Grilled Chicken Mole Sandwich

Chicken Chile Rellenos

From Better Homes and Gardens

A cheesy, chicken mixture fills hot peppers in this savory baked dinner.

Chicken Chile Rellenos

Mexican Tortilla Casseroles

From Better Homes and Gardens

Your family will love this Mexican- inspired chicken casserole recipe.

Mexican Tortilla Casseroles

Mexican Tortilla Casseroles

From Midwest Living

Mexican Tortilla Casseroles

Mexican-Style Chicken

From Better Homes and Gardens

This chicken casserole recipe, layered with tortilla strips, tomato sauce, chicken, and cheddar cheese, has the flavors of Mexico, enjoyed all over the world.

Mexican-Style Chicken

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