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7 Mexican-Style Chicken Recipes Everyone Should Know

Everyone loves these crave-worthy Mexican-inspired chicken recipes. And they're easy to make in the home kitchen.

1. Slow Cooker Chicken Mole

"A dark, rich, complex mole recipe," says ELAINE05. "I generally shred the chicken so it will soak up the mole sauce and serve it with warmed tortillas. It is always a hit with those who like spicy foods. This recipe can be played with easily to tailor it to your own level of hotness and/or cocoa/peanut flavor."

Slow Cooker Chicken Mole

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2. Chicken Tortilla Soup I

"This soup is quick to make, flavorful, and filling," says Star Pooley. "Serve with warm corn bread or tortillas. Garnish with chopped fresh avocado, Monterey Jack cheese, crushed tortilla chips, or green onion! This also freezes well"

Chicken Tortilla Soup I

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3. Enchiladas Suizas

You'll roll up shredded chicken and cheese in corn tortillas and then cover them in a baking dish with salsa verde and cream. "Delicious," says NLHUGHESAM. "I followed the recipe given exactly and it was great. Also, it cooks up beautifully and makes a nice presentation."

Enchiladas Suizas

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4. Chicken Kabobs Mexicana

"Scrumptious," says CAMILLICIOUS. "The lime made the chicken so flavorful. Topping with salsa gave it an added kick. A great way to serve boring old chicken."

Chicken Kabobs Mexicana

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5. Chicken Tacos

"This was a hit," says SirDino. You'll saute chicken, red bell peppers, sliced jalapeno peppers, and red onions with cumin, garlic pepper, and chipotle pepper. "The fresh lime definitely sets it off. I added some Mango to the veg mix and it was great."

Skinny Chicken Tacos

Photo by Buckwheat Queen

6. Pico de Gallo Chicken Quesadillas

"Great recipe," says Sarah. "The pico de gallo is easy to make and tastes great. My husband said it was better than the quesadillas in restaurants." Pro tip: Use pre-cooked chicken and fresh veggies for an extra-quick mid-week meal.

 

7. Easy Chicken Flautas

Make a big batch of these rolled tacos and freeze a bunch so you'll have freezer full of delicious snacks!

Easy Chicken Flautas

Photo by mommyluvs2cook


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