Stand-Up Chicken Tacos

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this stand-up chicken taco recipe that's ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for Mexican cuisine.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
package (4.7 oz) Old El Paso® Stand 'N Stuff® taco shells (10 shells)
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
lb chicken breast tenders, cut into 1-inch pieces
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
to 3 tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
cups mixed salad greens or shredded iceberg lettuce
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
3/4
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired
2/3
cup sour cream, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Heat taco shells as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and garlic; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Stir in taco seasoning mix and lime juice. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Spoon chicken mixture into taco shells. Top each with salad greens, tomato and cheese. Serve tacos with salsa and sour cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    500mg
    500%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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