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Mexican Chicken

Mexican Chicken

Mexican Chicken - easy savory chicken great for salads, tacos, enchiladas, or burritos.

Course All Recipes, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Yield 4 servings
Calories 167 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • 2/3 cup red enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)


  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onions and cook until soft. Add garlic, and cook for 30 seconds.

  2. Add the chicken, enchilada sauce, cumin, and chili powder. Stir together and cook until heated through. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. Add salt to taste. Serve in tacos, burritos, salads, and enchiladas.

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 46
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.1g8%
Carbohydrates 2.3g1%
Fiber 0.9g4%
Protein 26.1g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.