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Warm flour tortillas filled with chicken and topped with romaine lettuce, radishes and avocado for chicken soft tacos.

Saucy Chicken Tacos

This easy recipe for Mexican Chicken Tacos using shredded chicken breasts will shake up your Taco Tuesdays.
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 417kcal


  • 3 medium chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon taco seasoning mix
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon New Mexico Chile Powder
  • 2 cups Romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • 5 radishes sliced
  • 1 Avocado chopped
  • Soft white or yellow corn tortillas


  • Coat chicken breasts with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle with taco seasoning and bake at 350 degreed for 30 minutes, or until done. 
  • When chicken is cool enough, shred chicken with fork. In a sauce pan, cook onions in remaining olive oil until tender. Add chicken and tomato sauce and remaining seasonings and simmer on medium low, covered for 15 minutes. 
  • Warm tortillas. To build tacos, scoop a spoonful of chicken into each tortilla. Add lettuce, cheese, olives and then avocado.


Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 728mg | Potassium: 965mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2129IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 262mg | Iron: 2mg