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Mexican Chicken Recipes

Looking for recipes for Mexican chicken? Taste of Home has the best Mexican chicken recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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We always have the ingredients for these on hand. My husband came up with this recipe, and it turned out to be a hit! —Amy Dando, Apalachin, New York
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Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

When my kids were small, I'd stuff leftover chicken into these oven-baked quesadillas. I often grab rotisserie chicken instead. —Pam Martin, Canandaigua, New York

Easy Arroz con Pollo

Easy Arroz con Pollo

Easy Arroz con Pollo

My children really look forward to dinner when they know I'm serving this, and it's easy to make.

Chicken Veggie Fajitas

Chicken Veggie Fajitas

Chicken Veggie Fajitas

From Rosenort, Manitoba, Eleanor Martens writes, "Our family loves these fajitas, which are quick to prepare."
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Simple Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Simple Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Simple Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

This is one of the first dishes I created and cooked for my husband right after we got married. He was so impressed! We fix these creamy enchiladas for friends regularly—definitely one of the best chicken enchilada recipes! —Melissa Rogers, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Blackened Chicken and Beans

Blackened Chicken and Beans

Blackened Chicken and Beans

My husband loves any spicy food, and this is one quick-fix recipe we can both agree on. As the chicken cooks, whip up salads of lettuce, tomato, avocado and shredded cheddar cheese. Dinner's done! —Christine Zongker, Spring Hill, Kansas

Mexican Lettuce Wraps

Mexican Lettuce Wraps

Mexican Lettuce Wraps

This recipe proved to be a winner, not only when wrapped in lettuce, but also when served as a sandwich, dip or salad with tortilla chips. It is so easy to make it ahead, chill and take for a picnic or potluck. —June Barrus, Springville, Utah

Santa Fe Chicken

Santa Fe Chicken

Santa Fe Chicken

Chicken and rice are dressed up with a zippy sauce for a complete meal that’s ready in a dash. Garnished with fresh cilantro, it’s a festive weeknight supper or special occasion menu. –Jon Carole Gilbreath of Tyler, Texas

Salsa Orange Chicken Skillet

Salsa Orange Chicken Skillet

Salsa Orange Chicken Skillet

“This is an easy, festive meal to serve for any occasion. Its taste and appearance are sure to impress.” Especially since this dish only has 6 g of fat per serving! Nancy Daugherty - Cortland, Ohio

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

Pronto Chicken Fajitas

Pronto Chicken Fajitas

Pronto Chicken Fajitas

"My family loves Mexican food, and this is a quick way to enjoy it. It doesn’t require a lot of prep and only uses one pan, so you have plenty of time to relax." Get creative with these versatile fajitas. Try using last night’s leftover veggies or chicken for a brand-new meal. —Robin Poust, Stevensville, Maryland

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

White Chicken Enchiladas

White Chicken Enchiladas

White Chicken Enchiladas

A thick and creamy sauce covers these corn tortillas that are filled with tender chunks of chicken. To suit our family's tastes, I usually leave out the red peppers and cumin. —Sharon Welsh of Onsted, Michigan

Contest-Winning Barbecued Chicken

Contest-Winning Barbecued Chicken

Contest-Winning Barbecued Chicken

When our neighborhood has a cookout, I always take along this chicken and watch it quickly disappear! My family loves this recipe because of the zesty seasoning blend and no-fuss barbecue sauce. —Linda Scott, Hahira, Georgia

Corn Tortilla Chicken Lasagna

Corn Tortilla Chicken Lasagna

Corn Tortilla Chicken Lasagna

This Southwest-style lasagna will satisfy a hungry crowd. It can be “stretched” with extra beans, and it’s super-easy to put together. People love it! —Susan Seymar Valatie, New York
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