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chicken tacos

a recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Chicken Tacos combine seasoned chicken, crisp lettuce, sun kissed tomatoes, sweet red onion and buttery avocado drizzled with a chipotle ranch dressing. This delicious recipe can be on the table from start to finish in 30 minutes.

serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken tacos

  • 2/3 c
    bottled ranch dressing
  • 1
    chipotle pepper chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    adobo sauce from canned chipotle peppers
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1 1/2 lb
    boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in strips 1/3 inch thick
  • 1/4 c
    taco seasoning mix
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable or canola oil
  • 8
    small flour or corn tortillas
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded lettuce
  • 1
    small tomato diced
  • 1/4 c
    thin sliced red onions
  • 1
    avocado diced

How To Make chicken tacos

  • 1
    In small bowl stir together ranch, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce and lime juice. Cover and place in refrigerator.
  • 2
    In large Ziploc bag add chicken and taco seasoning. Shake to coat. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet. Brown chicken on both sides; making sure that is cooked through. Work in batches. Do not crowd the pan. Add more oil when necessary and remove to plate when cooked.
  • 3
    Cover tortillas with damp paper towel and microwave for 30-40 seconds.
  • 4
    Layer warm tortillas with lettuce, cooked chicken, tomatoes, red onions and avocado. Drizzle with chipotle ranch dressing.