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Mexican chicken recipes

Make a Mexican-inspired supper with our easy chicken recipes. Try family-friendly enchiladas, sharing fajitas with all the trimmings or a warming stew.

172 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Bring a touch of Mexican flavour to your midweek meal with this low-fat, one-pan supper

45 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A recipe full of zingy flavours

35 mins
Easy
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79 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Ready in under 20 minutes, this burger with spiced chipotle chicken breast, in toasted brioche with guacamole, makes for a satisfying weeknight treat for one

18 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A great spicy supper that can be made in advance

1 hr
Easy
29 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

All those typically Mexican flavours - lime, coriander, chilli - combined in a soup with the crunch of tortilla chips

30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Pefect for busy mums - or you could try the adult version with salsa

30 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This budget-busting sharing platter of slow-cooked chipotle chicken is perfect for feeding a crowd - and won't break a student budget, either

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A hearty Central American soup with complex flavours and textures. If you can make it the day before serving, the flavours will intensify

2 hrs
More effort
187 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Spicy chicken casserole with a healthy superfood side dish of protein-rich quinoa

55 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A dish with added feelgood factor - this vitamin C filled soup is the ideal after-work pick-me-up

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of leftovers from a roast chicken with these Mexican chicken and black bean wraps, which need just 15 minutes to prep. Ideal for a midweek meal

35 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy the chunkiness of chipotle chicken and black beans combined with the smooth sweet soup, plus a kick of chilli

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
33 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use leftover chicken breast in this substantial healthy soup. Alternatively, make the recipe vegetarian by topping with chunky, fresh guacamole

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
154 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Mildly spicy and satisfying, these easy enchiladas stuffed with refried beans, onion and red pepper will be popular with the whole family

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Remake a street-food favourite, pulled pork, with juicy chicken thighs to cut the calories for a healthy taco filling

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Sandwich tortillas together with a mixture of cheese, chives, chicken and garlic to make these delicious quesadillas. They're great for a snack, lunch or light supper

20 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These easy, budget-friendly chicken quesadillas make a quick lunch for two or a simple party snack and are a great way to use up leftover roast chicken

16 mins
Easy
113 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can create their own masterpieces at the table

25 mins
Easy
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover chicken in these easy toasted wraps, filled with spiced Mexican-style rice and beans. Swap for ham, beef or pork if you prefer

1 hr
Easy
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The same tasty Mexican dish with half the fat of standard tacos. Pile on the chicken, salsa and guacamole, and build yourself a delicious dinner

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
66 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you're a fan of chilli con carne, you'll love this dark, sweet and spicy South American stew with ancho, ground nuts and chocolate

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of your roast dinner by using up leftover chicken in these filling wraps

40 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A super-quick Mexican snack to enjoy with a Margarita or three

13 mins
Easy
50 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A family dinner that delivers four of your 5-a-day - tender chicken, red pepper and black beans, wrapped in tortilla, baked in the oven with passata and cheese

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
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