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Mexican Chicken Recipes

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Pizza takes a southwest turn in this version. I made this recipe on the first date—an evening of cooking at my apartment—with my husband, Gary.—Tricia Longo, Spencer, Massachusetts
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In-a-Pinch Chicken & Spinach

In-a-Pinch Chicken & Spinach

In-a-Pinch Chicken & Spinach

I needed a fast supper while babysitting my grandchild. I used what my daughter-in-law had in the fridge and turned it into what's now one of our favorite recipes. —Sandra Ellis, Stockbridge, Georgia

Lemon Chicken Tacos

Lemon Chicken Tacos

Lemon Chicken Tacos

These tempting tacos are low in fat but full of zippy flavor. I often modify the recipe to our tastes by adding more tomato and green onion an a bit of cheddar cheese. It's a keeper!—Lisa Giegel of Spokane, Washington

Simple Chicken Enchiladas

Simple Chicken Enchiladas

Simple Chicken Enchiladas

This recipe is so quick and easy, and I always receive a ton of compliments. It quickly becomes a favorite of friends whenever I share the recipe. Modify the spiciness with the intensity of the salsa and the green chilis to suit your taste. —Kristi Black, Harrison Township, Michigan
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Honey-Lemon Chicken Enchiladas

Honey-Lemon Chicken Enchiladas

Honey-Lemon Chicken Enchiladas

Honey, lemon and chili flavors blend wonderfully in enchiladas. My family devours this dish, so I also use the chicken filling for soft tacos with toppings. —Kristi Moak, Gilbert, Arizona

Easy Santa Fe Chicken

Easy Santa Fe Chicken

Easy Santa Fe Chicken

"My day is busy from start to finish," remarks Debra Cook of Pampa, Texas. "So this quick and meaty main dish is one of my menu mainstays. With its lovely golden color, it's pretty enough to serve to company or as a special Sunday dinner."

Sweet 'n' Spicy Chicken

Sweet 'n' Spicy Chicken

Sweet 'n' Spicy Chicken

My husband and three children love this tender chicken that has a spicy sauce. Peach preserves add just a touch of sweetness, while taco seasoning and salsa give this dish some kick. This entree can be made even zippier yet by adding more taco seasoning and using spicier salsa. —Sheri White, Higley, Arizona

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Salsa

A few people in my family have special dietary needs, but luckily, these chicken tacos work for all of us. I toss up a simple green salad and have a meal we can all enjoy together. —Christine Schenher, Exeter, California

Southwest Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

Southwest Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

Southwest Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

One of the things my family likes about this recipe, which I created, is that you can adjust the "heat index" by using green chilies or jalapeno peppers.

Mexican Chicken Penne

Mexican Chicken Penne

Mexican Chicken Penne

This hearty pasta meal from Marti Gutwein of Rensselaer, Indiana is packed with flavor, chicken, veggies and cheese. It's also creamy, colorful and quick!

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

This chicken fajita recipe is definitely on my weeknight dinner rotation. The marinated chicken in these popular wraps is mouthwatering. They go together in a snap and always get raves! —Julie Sterchi, Jackson, Missouri

Busy-Day Chicken Fajitas

Busy-Day Chicken Fajitas

Busy-Day Chicken Fajitas

When I don't have much time to cook supper, slow cooker chicken fajitas are a flavorful way to keep my family full and satisfied. If you aren't cooking for young tastes, try spicing things up with medium or hot picante sauce. —Michele Furry, Plains, Montana

Chicken Picante

Chicken Picante

Chicken Picante

My husband used to claim this entree as his specialty until I made it and discovered how quick and easy it is. Our two sons love the juicy chicken while my husband and I enjoy the twist that brown sugar and mustard give the picante sauce.

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Spirals

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Spirals

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Spirals

For a spicier version try using sliced jalapeño peppers instead of green chilies. —LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma

Soft Chicken Tacos

Soft Chicken Tacos

Soft Chicken Tacos

"I came up with this healthy chicken and bean filling for tacos since my husband needs to watch his cholesterol level," relates Ruth Peterson of Jenison, Michigan. "Sliced radishes make a unique crunchy topping."
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