Here are 20 Recipes for Mexican Chicken with amazing ideas to make in the slow cooker or in the Instant Pot. And the tasty Mexican chicken dishes featured herecan be eaten alone, or make tacos, enchiladas, burritos or even taco salad!
Mexican Chicken is such an easy, delicious, and versatile dinner idea and in this post we’re giving you 20 different Recipes for Mexican Chicken. And there are options here to make easy and delicious chicken dinners in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot!
Whatever method you choose, these recipes will produce chicken that will be tender, juicy, and just slightly spicy. Mexican Chicken is great with rice, or make burritos, nachos, or tacos, or use it to make a delicious taco salad. Any way you serve it your family is sure to come back for seconds.
And some of the Mexican chicken recipes use low-sugar salsa like my favorite Pace Picante Sauce (affiliate link) or Herdez Salsa Verde (affiliate link) which makes them even easier to get on the table. Pick a recipe and make some Mexican Chicken for dinner tonight!
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More Mexican Food in the Slow Cooker or Instant Pot:
- 50 Instant Pot Mexican Recipes
- Low-Carb Mexican Food in the Instant Pot
- Mexican Rice Recipes
- Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Recipes for Mexican Beans
- Slow Cooker or Instant Pot Mexican Beef, Chicken, or Pork
Instant Pot Mexican Chicken:
Instant Pot Chicken Tinga from Kalyn’s Kitchen is a classic dish from the Puebla region of Mexico. We made the Chicken Tinga into tostadas, but it can also be eaten as tacos or burritos if you prefer.
3-Ingredient Mexican Shredded Chicken from Gimme Some Oven is a perfect option when you want quick and easy, and there are suggestions for using this in a variety of ways.
Instant Pot Cheesy Mexican Chicken and Rice from Creme de la Crumb is a one-dish meal that will probably be a hit with most families.
Green Chile Chicken Tacos from Kalyn’s Kitchen can be made in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot, and this recipes uses low-sugar green chile enchilada sauce and if you use low-carb tortillas this is great for a low-carb meal!
Instant Pot Chicken Mole from Diethood has traditional Mexican flavors in an easy Instant Pot dinner!
More Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Recipes:
- Mexican Shredded Chicken from A Pinch of Healthy
- Green Chile Chicken Burrito Bowl from Kalyn’s Kitchen
- Easy Instant Pot Taco Chicken from Best Recipe Box
- Instant Pot (or Slow Cooker) Salsa Chicken from Kalyn’s Kitchen
- Instant Pot Mexican Chicken from Two Sleevers
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken:
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken from Two Peas and Their Pod only takes ten minutes to prepare. Place everything in the slow cooker, turn it on to cook and walk away. When you come back to it in a couple of hours your dinner will be ready and your family will think you slaved over the hot stove for hours!
Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas from Kalyn’s Kitchen cook in a few hours, and this is a great low-carb meal with low-carb tortillas.
This Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken from Taste and Tell sounds delicious and doesn’t require a lot of prep. Serve over rice, use for tacos, or stuff inside a burrito.
Crockpot Mexican Chicken from Pinch of Yum has only five ingredients, and Lindsay gives some great suggestions for how to use the tasty chicken with Mexican flavors!
Easy Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken from Carlsbad Cravings is one of those “dump in the slow cooker and go” recipes that so many people like, and this has a lot of options for creating a tasty dinner.
Slow Cooker Creamy Mexican Chicken from The Lean Green Bean has black beans, corn, and cream cheese, and this is a tasty chicken dish with Mexican flavor notes.
More Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Recipes:
- Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken from Crunchy Creamy Sweet
- Slow Cooker Green Chile Chicken from Averie Cooks
- Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken from The Magical Slow Cooker
- Slow Cooker Taco Chicken and Rice from Plain Chicken
- Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Chile Verde from Ambitious Kitchen