Mexican chicken

Mexican Chicken Recipe

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Alice Hayes


The amount of heat can be adjusted to your liking. I sometimes add jalapenos. The cheese amount can also be varied but I like to taste the chicken and tomatoes.


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30 Min
20 Min


  • 1/2 c
    tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1/4 tsp
    hot pepper sauce
  • 3/4 c
    taco sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 8 oz
    shredded cheese
  • 2 c
    shredded cooked chicken

How to Make Mexican chicken


  1. Mix together first 5 ingredients. In a 9 x 9 baking dish, layer 1/4 cup of sauce mix then chicken and then next remaining sauce. Finish with a layer of cheese.
  2. Place in a 375 degree preheated oven for 20 minutes or until bubbly.
  3. While the casserole is heating, gather up tortillas and some left over rice. Warm tortillas in toaster oven or microwave briefly. Don't let them get dry. Rice can be reheated in the microwave or stovetop if desired.
  4. When chicken is done, mix with rice and fill tortillas with the chicken mixture. Enjoy.

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About Mexican chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican

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