Fiesta Chicken Taco Cups

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Here's a recipe that makes a nice presentation for a quick Mexican flavored chicken salad.

I couldn't find the dinner kit, so I made these with my mini tortilla shell baskets. I used 2 cans of chicken, about 1/2 bottle of taco sauce, 3-4 dashes of Tabasco, and about 1 teaspoon of taco seasoning mix. Next time I would increase the taco seasoning mix. These were cute little individual salads that were just about right for 3 people.

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15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


1 16.3-oz pkg
soft taco dinner
1 medium
bell pepper, chopped
1 medium
onion, chopped
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
skinless boneless chicken breasts, diced
1/4 c
2 Tbsp
lime juice
lettuce, shredded
cheese, shredded
sour cream, for garnish
tomato, chopped

How to Make Fiesta Chicken Taco Cups


  • 1Remove tortillas, taco sauce, hot sauce, and taco seasoning mix from dinner kit.
  • 2Press or fold tortillas to fit into muffin cups coated with vegetable cooking spray, forming bowls; coat bowls with cooking spray.
  • 3Bake at 375ºF for 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4Saute chopped bell pepper and onion in hot oil in a large skillet 5 minutes or until tender.
  • 5Stir in chicken, taco sauce, hot sauce, taco seasoning mix, 1/4 cup water, and lime juice; cook over medium heat 10 minutes.
  • 6Spoon evenly into tortilla cups, and top with desired condiments.
  • 7Serve immediately.

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About Fiesta Chicken Taco Cups

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy