Mexican Chicken Dishes

Pollo, or chicken, is a lean, healthy, and inexpensive protein for any Mexican dish. Find fun ways to make the most of your pollo, from filling cheesy enchiladas to starring in its own Mexican chicken salad.

Scoop-It-Up Chicken Salad

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Use mini taco shells to scoop up low calorie Tex-Mex chicken salad for this fun lunch.

Chicken Cutlet Tacos with Fruity Salsa


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.

Pollo Relleno

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These chicken rolls each have cheese-stuffed chili pepper inside. They are a fanciful chicken recipe to serve when entertaining.

Total: 45 mins

Barbecue Quesadillas

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It's easy to create variations of these quick Mexican-inspired appetizers. Chicken, turkey, or bacon and tomato toppings provide tasty options.

Chicken Fajitas

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Broiling the spice-rubbed chicken breasts gives the exterior a nice smoky char.

Arroz con Pollo a la Mexicana

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Chicken and rice is a classic Mexican dinner option. Serve alongside a bowl of chips and salsa for a real fiesta.

Total: 45 mins

Easy Tostadas

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Chicken-Chile Stew with Beans

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Total: 2 hrs

Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas

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

Monterey Tortilla Casseroles

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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.

Tex-Mex Chicken Tostadas

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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.

Total: 25 mins

Chicken Tacos

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These low fat, easy-to-make, chicken, chili pepper, and tomato stuffed tacos are great for family dinners.

Total: 30 mins

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

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