Friday July 19th 2019

Soft Tacos With Chicken

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Rating: 3.5/5 (2 votes cast)

Recipe: Soft Tacos With Chicken

Summary: This filling may also be used to fill crisp taco shells.


  • 8 corn tortillas, 6 to 7-inch diameter

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chilies, drained
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup (l/2 pint) sour cream
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 large avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • Green taco sauce


  1. Stack and wrap tortillas in foil.
  2. Warm in 350°F oven 15 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add onion; cook until tender: Add chicken, green chilies and cilantro.
  5. Cook 3 minutes or until mixture is hot.
  6. Reduce heat to low; Stir in sour cream; add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Heat gently; do not boil.
  8. To assemble each taco, spoon about 3 tablespoons of the chicken mixture into center of each tortilla; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of the cheese.
  9. Top with avocado; drizzle with 1 to 2 teaspoons taco sauce.
  10. Sprinkle tacos with remaining cheese.
  11. Roll tortilla into cone shape or fold in half and eat out of hand.

Quick notes

Makes 8 Soft Tacos With Chicken

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 8

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Soft Tacos With Chicken, 3.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings
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