Mexican Chicken Recipes

Mexican flavors plus chicken equals dinner recipes the whole family will devour. Add these Mexican chicken recipes to your cooking repertoire for go-to chicken enchiladas, Mexican chicken salads, and Mexican casseroles.

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Mely's Enchiladas Suizas
"Mexico City and the areas around it are the oldest parts of the country and where many of the dishes eaten all over Mexico have their origins," Mely says. "Walk into a diner anywhere in the country and you will find chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, and enchiladas suizas--all of those dishes are from here." Bring the flavors to your own dining table with Mely's recipe.
Cemita Poblana (Puebla-Style Sandwich)
This delicious sandwich hails from the Mexican city of Puebla. The traditional version is usually made with a breaded veal cutlet, but we gave the same crunchy treatment to chicken breasts here.
Chicken-Lentil Tacos
Adobo, the smoky, slightly sweet sauce chipotles are canned in, adds oomph to a finishing drizzle of sour cream in this chicken taco recipe.
Spiced Chicken-Lentil Tacos with Quick-Pickled Red Onions
You only need 30 minutes to make this delicious chicken taco dinner. Quick-pickling your red onions will add a sweet and tangy crunch.
Chicken Mole Tostadas
There are countless versions of the traditional Mexican mole sauce, most with dozens of ingredients. We've adapted this version for practicality and availability for an easy weeknight meal.
King Ranch Crunch Chicken Casserole
Rating: Unrated 1
There are lots of flavors to get excited about in this easy chicken recipe: Zesty salsa verde, gooey cheddar cheese, and crunchy tortilla chips are just the start. Even better, this dump and cook chicken dinner takes barely any prep time.
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More Mexican Chicken Recipes

Pozole Verde
This homemade canned soup recipe includes hominy instead of noodles, because it's safe for canning and won't get mushy over time. Still, if you're craving noodles, you can add them fresh whenever you open up a can of this Mexican-inspired soup to serve.
Chipotle Mojo Blender Sauce
Make this quick blender sauce and store for up to a week to add to chicken, pork, beef, Mexican casseroles, eggs, if you can dream it, you can do it.
Chipotle Chicken Chilaquiles

Stale tortillas absorb less oil and stay crisper, so if you're using fresh, make sure to let them set out in open air overnight before beginning to assemble the rest of the chicken chilaquiles.