Baked Shredded Chicken Tacos

Chicken Tacos Recipe

Baked Shredded Chicken Tacos are seriously delicious. Crispy, melted cheese and a family-friendly dinner recipe all rolled into one. These tacos are ready in under 30 mins.

Baked Shredded Chicken Tacos Recipe

10 Serving

25 Minutes

742 Calories


  • 2 cups of cooked shredded baked chicken
  • 10 crispy taco shells
  • 2 tsp extra virgin online oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 cup of steamed brown or white rice
  • 1 cup old El Paso refried beans
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional toppings to use: Sliced avocado, Fresh lime juice (highly recommend), Shredded lettuce, Salsa (mild or hot) (your preference) or sour cream.


  • Step 1: Preheat oven to 160 degrees.
  • Step 2: Place your taco shells on the pan. Line them up so that they fit. Bake at 160 degrees for 5 mins then set these aside.
  • Step 3: Grab a large skillet and heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and saut√© 4-5 minutes until it is soft.
  • Step 4: Add your taco seasoning and shredded chicken, stir well and reduce the heat low. Cook a further 2 mins until warmed through.
  • Step 5: To assemble your tacos, add your refried beans at the bottom of each shell. Add a couple of spoonfuls of rice and divide the chicken mixture into 10 shells. Next, add shredded cheese to each taco.
  • Step 6: Place the pan back into the oven and back 190 degrees for 6-8 minutes more still it's nicely warmed through until the cheese is melted. Add your favourite toppings (see optional toppings to use).