cream cheese chicken tacos

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By Amy H.
from Detroit, MI

My son's girlfriend made these for us a while back. They were so delicious, I just had to get the recipe from her! I made them at home and served them with shredded lettuce, tomato and my homemade https://www.justapinch.com/recipes/sauce-spread/sauce-spread-salsa/fresh-guacamole.html

serves 5 (2 tacos each)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cream cheese chicken tacos

  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) cream cheese
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 c
    deli rotisserie chicken, or leftover roast/baked chicken shredded
  • 1 bunch
    green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 10 md
    corn tortillas
  • canola oil for frying
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How To Make cream cheese chicken tacos

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • 2
    While oven is preheating, heat about a tablespoon of oil in a skillet. Fry tortillas, 1 at a time over medium heat until just very lightly browned. Repeat with all tortillas. Use more oil as needed. Set aside on a wire rack or paper towels to drain.
  • 3
    Place the cream cheese in a sauce pan over low heat, Stir until cream cheese is completely melted.
  • 4
    Add the shredded chicken, garlic, green onion, and cheddar cheese. Remove the saucepan from heat and stir until well combined.
  • 5
    Divide the chicken mixture evenly between each shell. Place the taco shells in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Bake for about 8-10 minutes or until the shells are starting to brown well.
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