Easy One Skillet Mexican Chicken

Easy One Skillet Mexican Chicken. An extremely healthy, easy, and quick recipe for flavorful Mexican chicken!

Ahh Mexican food. Oh how I love you. Tacos, burritos, bowls, enchiladas, nachos, quesadillas…(ok you get the point we could be here all day).

Basically, the endless possibilities of Mexican food are insane and I could legit probably eat it everyday.

It’s primary spices and flavors are always delicious and 9 times out of 10 the recipes are super fast and easy to make. And this recipe fits that bill. It requires just a few simple ingredients, one skillet, and minimal time to whip up a tasty feast! This meal would be a convenient weeknight dinner for a busy family or great to make for meal prep on Sunday and have it on hand all week.

And the possibilities with this recipe = infinite.

  • Eat it straight up with a spoon
  • Make a bowl with quinoa or rice
  • Roll it in some tortillas and add some canned sauce for enchiladas
  • Spoon it onto tortillas for tacos
  • Sprinkle it on tortilla chips, top with cheese, bake it up, and boom: nachos
  • Wrap it in a mega tortilla for burritos
  • Serve it with eggs for a Mexican breakfast skillet
  • And the list goes on…
one serving = about 141g

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Print Recipe
Easy One Skillet Mexican Chicken
  1. Cook ground chicken in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring to break up clumps until no longer pink, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add in green chiles, black beans, spices, and corn. Cook for an additional 7-10 minutes or until corn is defrosted and warm, stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve as desired! Use this over rice or quinoa, for tacos, in enchiladas, for nachos, in a burrito, or any other way you desire!

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