Chicken recipes

Recipes that use chicken as the main ingredient

Chilaquiles with tomatillo and ancho chilli salsa recipe 

Another easy to make Mexican dish that makes use of left over, stale corn tortillas. The tortillas are quartered and fried until crispy, then cooked in a homemade tomatillo and ancho chile salsa together with cooked chicken. This dish is served with sour cream, Mexican Cotija cheese and lime wedges. Note that you can omit the chicken if you like. 
Tags: ancho chile, corn tortillas, garlic, tomatillos, coriander 

Enchiladas verdes (enchiladas with green sauce) recipe 

A healthy, delicious chicken enchiladas recipe, ready in 45 minutes. Corn tortillas are filled with cooked shredded chicken, rolled and topped with a tomatillo based sauce and cheese and baked in the oven until bubbly. The enchiladas can be served with typical Mexican condiments such as sour cream, sliced onions and guacamole.

Tags: tomatillos, chicken, corn tortillas, avocado, onions 

Hot and creamy Peri Peri chicken strips recipe 

A simple, hot and creamy chicken recipe. Chicken strips are stir fried with onion and bell peppers in a creamy hot Peri Peri sauce, then served on top of rice.
Tags: garlic, onion, chicken breast, Peri Peri hot sauce, double cream 

Peri Peri hot chicken stir fry recipe 

A simple, delicious stir fry chicken dish made with the hot version of the famous Peri Peri sauce and lots of vegetables. The dish can be ready in under 30 minutes and can be served with steamed or fried rice. 
Tags: chicken breast, garlic, ginger, Peri Peri sauce, green beans 
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Peri Peri chicken wings recipe 

Delicious and easy to make, sweet, sticky Peri Peri (also called piri piri) chicken wings, perfect as an appetizer.
Tags: chicken wings, chili peppers, garlic, lemon, honey 

Serrano cafe chicken flautas recipe 

Chicken flaoutas are flour tortillas filled with a cooked chicken, onion and cheese mixture, rolled up and fried in vegetable oil. This recipe is an adaptation of the Serrano cafe chicken flaoutas recipe. It is delicious and easy to make and can be served as an appetizer or main dish together with Mexican rice.
Tags: flour tortillas, chicken breast, onion, cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese 

Chicken enchiladas with mole sauce recipe 

Corn tortillas filled with cooked chicken, vegetables and enchilada sauce, topped with a mole sauce, sprinkled with cheese and baked in the oven. This recipe takes a while to make but is well worth the effort. The chicken enchiladas can be served with typical Mexican side dishes such as pico de gallo, guacamole sauce, fried rice and sour cream.
Tags: chicken, onion, garlic, corn tortillas, cumin 
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Marinated grilled chicken with spiced yogurt dip 2 recipe 

Another grilled marinated chicken recipe served with spiced yogurt. This marinade includes soy sauce, mirin, and a lot of herbs and spices including cinnamon, oregano, paprika, garlic and onion. This recipe is great for parties.
Tags: chicken breast, rice vinegar, olive oil, oregano, garlic 

Marinated grilled chicken with spiced yogurt dip recipe 

Grilled marinated chicken breasts served with spiced yogurt, pitta bread and french fries or couscous. A fantastic chicken recipe that is simple and easy to make. The chicken can be marinated a day ahead.
Tags: chicken breast, rice vinegar, olive oil, oregano, garlic 
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Chicken fajitas (chicken fahitas) recipe 

Chicken fajitas (or fahitas) is one of the most famous Mexican dishes. Chicken breast is marinated for several hours in lime juice, vegetable oil, herbs and spices, then cooked in a skillet with onions and bell peppers and served with flour tortillas and Mexican condiments such as guacamole sauce, salsa and more.
Tags: chicken, tortillas, chili, bell peppers, cumin 
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