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Shredded Chicken Tacos

These shredded chicken tacos are quick, easy and healthy! You can make the base in the crockpot, in the instant pot in the oven or on the stovetop. You can even buy a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store. Dinner doesn’t get much easier or more delicious than this! When Taco Tuesday doesn’t conjure up that spark that it usually does, blow everyone’s mind with these rowdy little tacos!

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x



Homemade Taco Seasoning

  • 1 Tbsp. Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 tsp. Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp. Black Pepper (optional)

Toppings (Ideas)

  • Sliced Avocado
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Chopped Onion
  • Sliced Cherry Tomatoes
  • Sliced Jalapeno Peppers
  • Salsa
  • Cilantro
  • ETC

Shell Options

  • Traditional Taco Shells
  • Blue Corn Taco Shells
  • Fajitas of your choice (great gluten and corn-free options)
  • Rice
  • Romaine Lettuce


  1. In medium saucepan, over low heat, combine shredded chicken and broth.
  2. Add homemade taco seasoning and continue to stir until shredded chicken is coated, adding more broth as needed to attain desired “sauciness.”  
  3. Add chicken to the “shell” of your choice (Romaine leaf, plain or flavored tortillas, brown rice, or blue corn shells.)
  4. Add desired toppings and enjoy!
  • Author: Anna Luther
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Easy, fast, dinner, tacos, shredded chicken, Mexican