Mexican Chicken Tacos

Mexican Chicken Tacos Recipe using leftover chicken
Credit: Whisk Media Group
Recipe by: Perfect Italiano
Average: 4.5 (80 votes)
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Prep:  15 minutes
Cook:  25 minutes
Makes:  10 tacos
Serves:  4
Shredded chicken tacos with Mexican cheese are an easy, nourishing meal. Quick to prepare and full of flavour, use a ready roast chicken to save time.

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Mexican Chicken Tacos
  1. Preheat oven to 220°C / 200°C fan-forced. Place taco shells in a greased baking dish, upside-down
  2. Bake for 2 to 3 minutes, or until warm. Remove. Cool slightly. Turn, open-side up
  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring for 3 to 4 minutes, or until soft. Add taco seasoning and cook, stirring for 30 seconds, or until fragrant. Add chicken, beans, salsa and water. Cook, stirring for 2 to 3 minutes, or until combined and heated through. Remove from heat
  4. Divide chicken mixture amongst taco shells. Sprinkle evenly with Mexican Style cheese
  5. Bake for 12 minutes, or until cheese is melted and shells are golden and crisp. Remove from oven
  6. Scatter baked tacos with tomatoes. Dollop with mashed avocado. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with lime wedges
Tips & Hints:
  • Shredded cooked chicken is available from some deli counters of major supermarkets. Alternatively, use a barbecue chicken and remove skin and bones before shredding the meat

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Mexican Chicken Tacos
9 months 1 week ago
These are really tasty and easy to make. A hit with us and our daughter. Definitely going to have them again.
Mexican Chicken Tacos
10 months 1 week ago
OMG!!! So good! Everyone loved it, young and old! Will make again
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Jamie Oliver
10 months 2 weeks ago
Loved this meal!! Would cook again.
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Amelia Cedar
10 months 2 weeks ago
Enjoyed this meal and the kids ate it all up! Would recommend 10/10.
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Hannah Leitch
10 months 2 weeks ago
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