Authentic Mexican Recipes With Chicken

Mexican food is famous for its taste around the world. It provides a wide range of appetisers like soups, starters and main dish. If you like a zest of garlic, red chillies and onions in your food then Mexican food is one of the best options available for you.

Mexican Recipes With Chicken

In this article we will share some of the best and authentic Mexican recipes using chicken. These recipes are a wonderful combination of colour, taste and diversified use of vegetables, cheese and spices. Sit back and read these easy to make recipes.

Grilled Garlic-Lime Chicken Tacos

Preparation time– 20 minutes
Total time– 20 minutes
Yields – 12 tacos

Grilled Garlic-Lime Chicken Tacos

What you Need

Vegetable oil for grilling,
1tablespoon extra virgin olive oil,
2 garlic cloves finely chopped,
1tablesoon fresh lime juice,
1 1/4 pounds chicken fillets (cut 1 inch thick),
Coarse salt and ground pepper,
12 corn tortillas (light toasted),
Corn and tomatoes (for garnishing)

How to Make

Heat a pan on a medium-high flame. By the time this is getting heated, take a bowl and mix olive oil, garlic and lime juice, add the chicken and let it set for 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from mixture letting excess dip off.

Put the chicken on the grilling pan pouring salt and pepper. Grill until the chicken gets soft. Using a fork you can check that. Cut it into big 12 pieces serve it with tortillas and garnish.

Sour Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Preparation time– 25 minutes
Total time- 45 minutes
Yields – 8 servings

Sour Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

What you Need

1lb diced chicken breast,
1 chopped medium onion,
1 tablespoon vegetable oil,
8 flour tortillas,
1 ½ cups Mexican cheese,
¼ cup butter,
¼ cup flour,
15 ounce chicken broth,
1cup sour cream,
Few chopped green chillies

How to Make

In a frying pan take oil, cook chicken and onion on medium flame until done. Divide the chicken into 8 tortillas and add cheese to each one( remember to keep some cheese aside for garnishing). Roll enchiladas and place them on a baking dish of 9 x 13″ put some non –sticking cooking spray on it. You can find it easily in market.

Take a saucepan and melt butter, add flour and mix until its bubbly. Add the chicken broth and bring it to a boil. Remove it from heat once boiled. Whisk in green chillies and cream. Pour the batter on enchiladas. Top this with some cheese, cover the baking dish and bake it again for 20 minutes at 400F. Serve hot.

Also Read

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Recipe For Mexican Food Dish
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Jalapeno Chicken Salad

Preparation time– 10 minutes
Total time– 10 minutes
Yields – 6 servings

Jalapeno Chicken Salad

What you Need

1 tablespoon lime juice,
2/3 cup mayonnaise,
3 cups cooked chicken (small pieces)
½ cup finely chopped celery rib,
2 tablespoon fresh cilantro,
¼ cup jalapeno chilli finely chopped,
Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make

Mix mayonnaise and lime juice in a bowl and  beat until smooth. This should mix well . Toss celery, onion, pepper, cilantro and jalapenos in a separate bowl. Add the two mixtures together and toss until evenly mixed. Now add salt and pepper according to your taste. Serve it on a Sunday lunch or a as a light snack.

Serve these easy to make dishes and you can experience a small Mexican trip at your home.