Easy Weeknight Mexican Chicken Dinner Recipes that are quick and easy to make for a busy weekday, but still are packed full of flavor and taste amazing!
Easy Weeknight Mexican Chicken Dinner Recipes
Crock pot meals are everyone’s favorite! They are so easy to make and for a busy weekday, you’ll spend no time at all making them. You can throw everything together and in just a few hours, a delicious meal is ready! Why spend time slaving over dinner when you can put it in the crock pot and walk away!
You can make almost anything in a crock pot! Meats turn tender and juicy, and soups are infused with flavor. Need a delicious tasting apple cider? Well just get out the crock pot. Large family dinners are a breeze when you put it in the crock pot, and you might even get more time to spend with the in-laws instead of making dinner!
If you have a large enough one, you can even cook whole chickens, turkeys, and hams in them! We all wish we had some handy crock pot recipes near the holidays.
Putting a meal in the crock pot infuses flavors throughout the food and makes the whole dish taste amazing! And crock pot meals make the perfect leftovers because they become even more flavorful the next day. You can make them cheesy, soupy, hardy, or melt in your mouth delicious. The possibilities are endless and you can make something everyone in your family will love!
BONUS VIDEO RECIPE –> SLOW COOKER SPICY CHICKEN AND RICE
Recipe From 5 Boys Baker :: Click HERE for the FULL Recipe This Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken & Rice is simple, packed with flavor, has just a bit of a kick and perfect for any weeknight meal.
CHECK OUT OUR LIST OF THE BEST EASY Weeknight Mexican Chicken Dinner Recipes BELOW:
1. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN FAJITA SOUP
From The Recipe Critic :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A delicious and easy soup that takes 5 minutes to throw into the crockpot and you have an amazing flavor packed soup ready for dinner!
2. Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken
From Longbourn Farm :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This slow cooker mexican chicken is delicious, packed with flavor and a breeze to throw together! It is super versatile and can be served over rice, as part of a salad or anything else!
3. SLOW COOKER MEXICAN CHILI TOSTADA STACKS
From Slow Cooker Gourmet :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A delicious Mexican inspired Chicken Chili that slow cooks all day, then using that chili to drizzle all over some crispy corn tortillas, and finally topping it all off with massive amounts of cheese and sour cream?
4. SLOW COOKER SMOTHERED CHICKEN BURRITOS
From The Slow Cooker Gourmet :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A simple to make Mexican style chicken is a must have in any recipe rotation. And making it in the slow cooker? Obviously a given.
5. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP
From Dinner at the Zoo :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe is filled with chicken, beans and veggies, all finished off with tortilla strips and a variety of toppings. The perfect hearty meal for a cold night!
6. 3 Ingredient Mexican Lime Chicken
From With Salt and Wit :: Click HERE for the RECIPE 3 ingredient mexican lime chicken is a flavorful and amazingly delicious chicken that couldn’t be any simpler to make. perfect to add to tacos, burritos, tostadas and even salads! it will be your go to soon enough!
7. CROCK POT SALSA CHICKEN QUINOA CASSEROLE RECIPE
From Diethood :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Quinoa Casserole Recipe – Give rotisserie chicken new life with this super simple and delicious casserole. Packed with quinoa, chicken, veggies, and salsa, this is about to become your new go-to hearty meal! All you need to do is arrange the ingredients in the crock pot and walk away.
8. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN ENCHILADA SOUP
From Spend with Pennies :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This slow cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup is loaded with beans and veggies and is topped off with your favorite Mexican fixings. The perfect meal for a busy weeknight!
9. SLOW COOKER TEX-MEX CHICKEN
From The Recipe Critic :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A super easy and delicious shredded chicken dish that is made in the slow cooker.
10. SLOW COOKER MANGO SALSA CHICKEN
From The Recipe Rebel :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Slow Cooker Mango Salsa Chicken — it’s the perfect mix of sweet and spicy and great in tacos, quesadillas, salads, on top of rice or in a sandwich! Also freezer friendly before AND after cooking!
11. MEXICAN STUFFED PEPPERS
From Spend With Pennies :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Mexican Stuffed Peppers make for an incredible dinner any night of the week. They are filling, absolutely delicious and they can be prepared ahead of time. This recipe puts a scrumptious southwestern spin on a classic recipe creating a new family favorite!
12. AUTHENTIC MEXICAN RICE
From Tastes Better from Scratch :: Click HERE for the RECIPE The BEST, truly authentic Mexican rice! Super easy to make from home, and a necessary side dish for all of your favorite Mexican recipes.
13. MEXICAN PINWHEELS RECIPE
From Bread Booze Bacon :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This easy Mexican Pinwheels Recipe is a party favorite that’s full of bright, bold flavors you’ll crave!
14. SLOW COOKER SPICY CHICKEN & RICE
From 5 Boys Baker
This Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken & Rice is simple, packed with flavor, has just a bit of a kick and perfect for any weeknight meal.
15. One Pot Mexican Chicken Spaghetti
From Julie’s Eats and Treats :: Click HERE for the RECIPE One Pot Mexican Chicken Spaghetti ~ Delicious One Pot Pasta Recipe with Mexican Flavor! Creamy, Mexican Chicken Spaghetti Recipe with a Kick is on the Table in 30 Minutes!
16. Mexican Pizza
From Love Bakes Good Cakes :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This homemade Mexican Pizza recipe is better than the famous fast food joint! Get your daily dose of dairy with melty cheese and a dollop of sour cream!
17. CHICKEN MEXICAN HAYSTACKS
From Together as Family :: Click HERE for the RECIPE These chicken mexican haystacks are a play on tradition haystacks and have a fun tex-mex twist thanks to the corn chips, beans, corn, and creamy chicken sauce. A fun family dinner where everyone can make their own. Plus, it’s made in the slow cooker so dinner can be ready when you need it.
18. MEXICAN CHICKEN CORN CHOWDER
From The Recipe Critic :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder is creamy, cheesy and so easy to make! It has just enough of a kick to it and the flavor is incredible. This will be one of the best chowders that you will eat!
19. Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Rice Bake
From 5 Boys Baker :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Rice Bake from 5 Boys Baker is an EASY meal that is perfect for a busy weeknight. Pick up your favorite rotisserie chicken (we love to pick one up at Costco!) and pair it with a few simple ingredients — and bake it until it’s nice and hot!
20. Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup
From Like Mother Like Daughter :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup from Like Mother Like Daughter is PACKED full of flavor and makes the perfect weeknight meal for your family! The slow cooker does all of the hard work for you — and you end up with an amazing soup that your family will love.
21. Chicken Chimichangas
From A Family Feast :: Click HERE for the RECIPE These Chicken Chimichangas from A Family Feast are filled with a moist and delicious Mexican Pulled Chicken that is full of flavor! Add a blend of cheeses and deep fry until they are perfectly crispy and golden on the outside for a dinner that your family will love.
22. ONE POT PALEO MEXICAN CHICKEN STIR FRY
From Sweet C’s :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This one pot paleo mexican chicken stir fry is a delicious, quick and incredibly healthy meal that is whole 30, paleo, low carb and take shape for life compliant. It is naturally gluten free, has an ideal balance of fats, protein and carbohydrates- and has a ton of delicious whole foods flavor!
23. GRILLED CHICKEN STREET TACOS
From Taste Better From Scratch :: Click HERE for the RECIPE My family goes crazy for these grilled chicken tacos, and I love how EASY they are to make! Marinated chicken thighs are grilled to perfection and served with warmed corn tortillas, pico de gallo, and cilantro.
24. ONE PAN FAJITA CHICKEN AND VEGGIES
From The Recipe Critic :: Click HERE for the RECIPE One Pan Fajita Chicken and Veggies is an awesome meal in one with zesty lime and spicy seasonings. Ready in under 30 minutes this meal will be one of the best you have tried!
25. BURRITO BOWLS WITH CHICKEN
From Dinner At The Zoo :: Click HERE for the RECIPE These Burrito Bowls are loaded with marinated grilled chicken, cilantro lime rice, black beans and a variety of fun toppings. This recipe will become a dinnertime sstaple at your house!
26. Mexican Lasagna with White Sauce
From A Family Feast :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This easy, creamy, cheesy Mexican Lasagna with White Sauce uses our pulled chicken recipe as part of the filling (which – by the way – is one of the most popular recipes on our site).
27. CREAMY SALSA CHICKEN STUFFED SHELLS
From Inside Bru Crew Life :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Creamy Salsa Chicken Stuffed Shells is an easy, but delicious meal to serve on busy nights. Cheesy goodness is always a winner in our house.
28. SALSA CHICKEN
From Dinner At The Zoo :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Salsa Chicken recipe is chicken breast covered in homemade salsa and served over black beans and corn. It’s an easy and healthy dinner that only uses one pan!
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