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How to make tacos in the oven. Step by step directions to make out-of-this world oven baked chicken tacos.

Baked Chicken Tacos

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How to make tacos in the oven. Step by step directions to make out-of-this world oven baked chicken tacos. You'll love this 30-minute recipe.
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Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 10 tacos
Calories 216 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ pound cooked chicken shredded Rotisserie chicken works great for this recipe.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • ½ cup white onion diced
  • 14.5 oz. diced tomatoes drained
  • 4.5 oz. diced green chiles
  • 10 crunchy taco shells stand and stuff , flat on the bottom
  • 8 oz. refried beans
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Taco toppings I recommend shredded lettuce, salsa, sour cream, sliced jalapenos, chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges.

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Spray a 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a medium size skillet, heat oil on medium heat.
  • Add onion to a pan and cook 2-3 minutes, until translucent. Stir in the shredded chicken, taco seasoning, drained tomatoes, and drained green chiles. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 5-8 minutes.
  • Arrange the taco shells in prepared baking dish, standing up. Warm the taco shells in the oven for about 2-3 minutes. Remove from oven. Spoon and spread 1 tbsp of refried beans into the bottom of each shell. Top with chicken mixture, leaving a little room for taco toppings.
  • Sprinkle each taco generously with cheese.
  • Bake for 7-10 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the shells are just starting to brown.
  • Remove from the oven and top with your favorite taco toppings and a squeeze of lime.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 216kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 13gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 428mgPotassium: 202mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 289IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 189mgIron: 1mg
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