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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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

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.

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.

More Mexican Chicken Recipes

Chicken and Black Bean Burritos with Cilantro-Lime Rice

We're not adding just any rice to this healthy burrito recipe--we're using cauliflower rice! You can season it with cilantro and lime so it tastes just like regular rice, but it's actually a sneaky way to add more veggies to your burrito.

Chipotle Chicken-Avocado Lettuce Wraps

When you're craving a light dinner (or you need to make lunch for a crowd), these slow cooker lettuce wraps are the answer. Leave the chicken to simmer in your slow cooker all day, then serve on a lettuce leaf with avocado slices.

Chicken in Honeyed Chipotle Tequila Sauce

This easy chicken recipe is ready in less than an hour, making it perfect for a quick weeknight meal. A few tablespoons of tequila in the sauce gives this chicken recipe a rich flavor.