Smokey White Meat Chicken Tacos

Smokey White Meat Chicken Tacos
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25
  • Servings: 4-6

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About this Recipe

Lean and tasty chicken tacos made with tender pieces of chicken breast and seasoned with homemade taco seasoning.


1 tbsp (15 mL) Smoked paprika
2 tsp (10 mL) Cumin
2 tsp (10 mL) Chili powder
1 tsp (5 mL) Oregano
.5 tsp (2 mL) Coriander
.25 tsp (1 mL) Cayenne
Salt and pepper
1 tbsp (15 mL) Cornstarch
12 Hard taco shells
1 tbsp (15 mL) Vegetable oil
2 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, diced
1 Onion, diced
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1 cup Chicken broth (or water)
1 tbsp (15 mL) Lime juice
1 cup (250 mL) Shredded lettuce
1 Tomato, diced
.5 Red onion, diced
1 cup (250 mL) Grated Tex Mex cheese
Sour Cream
Ready prepared Salsa


COMBINE ingredients for taco seasoning and set aside.

HEAT taco shells according to package directions.

HEAT oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add chicken and cook until golden brown, about 8-10 minutes. Add onions and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally until onions are soft. Add taco seasoning mix and stir to coat chicken. Pour in chicken broth and lime juice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until thickened.

ASSEMBLE tacos by spooning chicken mixture into prepared shells and topping with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, cheese, sour cream and salsa.


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