Mexican Chicken Recipes

Mexican food is always a crowd-pleaser and you'll be well prepared to deliver with these delicious South-of-the-Border meals.


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Margarita Fajitas with Sub-Lime Salsa
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Margarita Fajitas with Sub-Lime Salsa

    To boost the heat in the salsa, stir in some of the adobo sauce from the chipotles or add more jalapenos.

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Chicken and Kiwi Tacos

    A colorful kiwifruit-and-tomato relish adds a fresh note to these cumin-seasoned chicken tacos. Use purchased taco shells or make your own. To make taco shells, heat 1/2 inch of cooking oil in a large, heavy skillet. Cook six 5-inch tortillas, one at a time, in hot oil just until golden. Fold over a paper towel-lined rolling pin; cool.

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Towering Tostadas

    Here's a chance to pile on lots of veggies. For an extra taste of creamy flavor, top each tostada with a dollop of light dairy sour cream, Mexican-style. Look for tubs of shredded chicken in the refrigerated section of a deli. You can also substitute shredded beef or pork.

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Chicken Burritos

    Say "con mucho gusto!" to these mango salsa-topped chicken burritos. If the heat index starts to climb too high, just dab them with a little palate-soothing light sour cream.

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Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

    Because it yields two 6-serving casseroles, this recipe certainly taps into the "cook once, eat twice" philosophy. But served all at once, it's also a crowd-pleasing choice for potlucks or an informal party of 12.

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Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

    You can make and chill this family favorite ahead. When ready to serve, spoon on the sour cream sauce and bake.

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Chicken Tacos

    Take a quick South-of-the-Border vacation with these easy-to-make chicken, chili pepper, and tomato stuffed tacos. They're low fat and high flavor -- great for family dinners.

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Pollo Relleno

    Expect oohs and aahs when you serve these chicken rolls; each has a cheese-stuffed chili pepper inside.

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Baked Chicken Chilies Rellenos

    Expect lots of compliments when you serve these chicken rolls; each has cheese and chili peppers nestled inside.

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Black Bean and Chayote Burritos

    Chicken, beans, chayote squash, and cheese combine for a full-flavored filling in these burritos.

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Mexican-Style Chicken

    Layered with tortilla strips, a tomatoey sauce, chicken, and cheddar cheese, this casserole will melt the hearts of Mexican food fans.

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Simple Salsa Skillet

    Warm tortillas or corn muffins and a salad make great accompaniments to this hearty Tex-Mex combo of potatoes and chicken.

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