Pulled Chicken Tacos

This tasty Pulled Chicken Tacos recipe is quick, simple, and healthy. Loaded with juicy, shredded chicken and all your favorite mixings, then topped with queso fresco. Better than takeout. Ready in minutes. Enjoy the perfect, busy weeknight meal tonight.

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  • Ingredients & Instructions



  • 8

    Mission White Corn Tortillas, warmed
  • 2

    Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2

    Tbsp Vegetable oil, divided
  • 1

    Tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 1

    Tbsp Chili powder
  • ½

    cup Vegetable or chicken broth
  • ½

    cup Canned tomato sauce
  • ½

    cup Crumbled or shredded queso fresco (4oz)
  • Chopped green onion


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  • Step 1: Preheat Oven

    Preheat oven to 425℉. Lightly oil a baking sheet.

  • Step 2: Bake Chicken

    Place chicken on a baking sheet and rub with 1 tbsp. of oil. Bake until cooked through and interior reaches 165℉, 15-20 minutes.

  • Step 3: Mix Sauce

    While chicken cooks, in a medium saucepan heat remaining 1 tbsp. of oil over medium heat. Whisk in flour and chili powder and cook 1 minute. Whisk in broth and tomato sauce, bring to a gentle simmer, and cook, whisking occasionally, until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.

  • Step 4: Shred Chicken

    Use two forks to shred chicken.

  • Step 5: Make Tacos

    Toss shredded chicken in a medium-sized bowl with sauce. Serve on tortillas, and top your pulled chicken tacos with queso and green onion.

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