Baked Chicken Tacos

Am I the only person who spent Sunday in a sleep deprived haze?  I mean I am usually pretty exhausted all the time, but yesterday I couldn’t even stay away to wash the dishes after dinner! I did manage to pull myself out of bed for a Lularoe party though…priorities…

So I’d really like to have some great story telling today about something taco related…but man it’s taking all I have to get this written!

This week we are taking on some new ideas for Taco Tuesday!  This recipe is so easy and so good, I think baking baking the shells is really what makes the difference.  The tacos turn into a perfect, gooey, cheesy delight.


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Ingredients

Stand and Stuff taco shells

refried beans

1.5 pounds of cooked and shredded chicken

2 cups mexican cheese

1 can tomatoes and green chiles

1 packet of taco seasoning

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees

Combine cooked chicken and taco seasoning in a pan with 1/3 cup of water

Cook on low heat until chicken is coated

Add canned tomatoes and chiles

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Spray a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick spray

Coat the bottom of the taco shells with refried beans

Set them in the baking dish

Fill with the chicken mixture

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Cover them in cheese!  So much cheese!  No such thing as too much cheese!

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Bake for 20-25 minutes

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Look at that gooey deliciousness…..

The shells are still a little bit crunchy but also soft…I can’t tell you how good these are!

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I don’t even like hard shells but I love these tacos!  fast, easy, enough for a crowd if you need…what’s not to love about this kind of Taco Tuesday?

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28 thoughts on “Baked Chicken Tacos

  1. These look so good! I spent most of Sunday in a haze, actually most of the weekend. I need a lot of sleep to catch up with what I’ve lost. I am going to make these soon!

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  2. Chicken tacos are a great alternative to beef tacos. These sound amazing! Love that you bake them. Gives the shells an extra crunch!

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  3. I’m curious as to how the shells taste like after they have been in the oven. It does look very yummy though. Definitely worth a try.

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  4. Hmm interesting idea! I’m vegan but this looks like something that wouldn’t be too hard to veganize and still keep the yummy!

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  5. Your post is making me hungry! I keep meaning to make tacos for my kids but haven’t got round to it. I used to see the shells for sale everywhere when I lived in the US but not so much in the UK. Right, this week it will be Taco Tuesday in our house too!

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