12 Mexican Chicken Dishes You Must Try in Hong Kong
Chicken is the most loved star of Mexican cuisine and works well in various Mexican dishes.
I mean, who can say no to a sizzling chicken fajita, a creamy and traditional Mexican Chicken Mole, or Roast Chicken? No one can. Right?
If you are a chicken lover, this blog is certainly for you.
In this, you will get to know about the most famous Mexican chicken dishes.
This is a brilliant dish to place an order for.
Chicken Fajitas are made with only a few ingredients and are pretty quick to make. They are an absolute crowd favorite, especially when you lay out all the toppings, and everyone can customize their fajitas just as they want! This makes Chicken Fajitas the best choice for a mid-week meal.
Chicken fajitas get their flavour the chipotle fajita marination, and it is even better than what you might find at your favourite Mexican restaurant, i.e., La Vista. This smoky Chipotle paste is a secret ingredient that adds Mexican spell to the chicken. Chipotle Paste is further mixed with freshly squeezed lime juice, dried oregano, olive oil, salt, pepper, and herbs.
When you are looking for a flavorsome way to cheer up your day, you pick chicken quesadilla!
Well, we all do that.
Quesadillas are made with a tortilla loaded with cheese and roast chicken, which gets toasted in a sizzling pan until the cheese is gooey. Chicken quesadillas are excellent for a snack, lunch, light dinner, or even tidbits, and there is no fixed time to eat them.
What makes the best chicken quesadilla is a secret ingredient i.e., a dollop of smoky Chipotle Mayo onto the wrap, and it makes the quesadilla unbelievably yummy!
Chicken quesadillas are best served with a side of our fresh tomato salsa, which tastes incredible.
Here is our take on what has become one of the most famous Mexican fast foods out there in recent times.
It is made with slow-cooked Mexican chicken until it is delicate enough to pull apart for a classic chicken burrito. This can be done either on a slow cooker or in an everyday casserole dish. The remaining broth is combined with the shredded meat for extra juicy beef.
Chicken burrito is served with a perfect homemade Guacamole, freshly made salsa, or steamed rice, all wrapped up together.
When it comes to Nachos, it is always handy to have a cheesy plate for nachos with shredded chicken on the top.
It is perfect for two people but can easily be expanded depending on how many people eat together.
Chicken thighs are more delicious than chicken breast, which is why they are ideal for this recipe. The thighs are covered in a nice marinade made with Chipotle Paste, lemon juice, parsley, and olive oil.
Nachos are best served with freshly made tomato salsa, where instead of using fresh chilies, you add our pickled chilies.
You can order the best chicken nachos at La vista, the best Mexican restaurant in Hong Kong.
Mexican Roast Chicken
An excellent take on a classic dish!
Roasted chicken on a bed of delightful vegetables garnished with chunks of fresh lime and coriander leaves.
It is so tasty you probably won’t have any leftovers.
It is served best with some Chipotle Potato Gratin or Mexican Cauliflower Cheese with sauteed vegetables and seasonings.
Enchilada sauce is made with mild fresh tomatoes, jalapenos, onion, and garlic. Chicken enchiladas are perfect for the whole family to enjoy, especially when having a meal with people who prefer milder flavors.
Chicken enchiladas serve 3-4, but you can easily double or triple according to your requirements.
Half of the green enchilada sauce is mixed with creme fraiche, then poured over lightly fried onions and shredded chicken to make the most scrumptious creamy filling. The rest of the genuine enchilada sauce is added over the chicken enchiladas with grated cheese, served when golden and beautifully gooey!
Mexican Pulled Chicken
Mexicans are a big fans of pulled pork, but it requires a lot of time to prepare!
So, to save time enjoy loads of flavour and that lovely texture of shredded meat, we can try Mexican Pulled Chicken.
One of the most popular dishes and great in sandwiches, enchiladas, tacos, and more!
Marinated chicken, seared on each side in a skillet until cooked, and pulled the meat apart with two forks, and that’s it!
Mexican Chicken Stew
This is a one-pot dish with chicken, herbs and chipotle paste, slow-cooked for a few hours.
You get the best results when you use a slow cooker, but this Mexican stew can be prepared in a cast-iron pot also.
This is one of those Mexican chicken dishes where the meat will fall apart, and the big Mexican flavors will blend to make something special.
Fried Chicken Tacos
A super tasty and a great way to begin the weekend!
If you are looking to try something new this weekend, get a good chicken taco for yourself.
It is ideal when chilling with your friends and family or enjoying thinking about something other than work.
Eating good food is a therapy you can do for yourself!
Add generous amount of spicy salsa onto your tacos with that significant squeeze of lime and pinch of flaky salt!
Smoky Chicken Tostadas
Salted Tortilla Chips are expensive, authentic in size and the perfect vehicle for these chicken tostadas.
Each large quarter cut chip is served with cheese and smoky chicken for a delicious combination of flavors in every bite.
You can also add fajitas, taco mixes and original salsa. Chicken tostadas are served as an appetizer.
Mexican Chicken and Rice
This is the best when made in a Dutch style oven or heavy-bottomed pan.
Marinated chicken is roasted with aromatic rice and vegetables and sauces then tossed all together. This is the same pot dish to get every ounce of flavor in the pot. You will also cook the rice in the pot which means you will have to evenly spread heat around the pot, to mix the marination with sauces and create a flavorful blend.
Mexican Chicken Casserole
Many Mexican or Tex-Mex meals are full of tomatoes, making them fresh and acidic. On the other hand, this dish is wildly creamy and aromatic with chicken taste.
You will use cream of chicken soup and an abundance of cheese to make this, along with tomatoes and beans. This is served best with sauteed veggies and dips.
Reading about all these above Mexican chicken dishes might have left you craving for them. But you do not have to hold your cravings anymore. Just visit La Vista in Tung Chung and enjoy the famous Mexican food items.