Cheesy Chicken Tacos

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We like using rotisserie chicken for this recipe because (sometimes) we’re lazy. If you have the time, these would also be killer with grilled chicken breast — just swap lime juice for the balsamic and oregano for the rosemary and thyme.

Cheesy Chicken Tacos

Cheesy Chicken Tacos

YIELDS: 1 DOZEN

PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 15 MINS

TOTAL TIME: 0 HOURS 30 MINS

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 c. cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 (4.5-oz.) can green chilis
  • 1 c. salsa
  • 1 (16-oz.) can refried beans
  • 12 hard taco shells
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded pepperjack
  • Freshly chopped cilantro, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375º. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until tender, 6 minutes, then add cumin and season with salt and pepper. Stir until combined. Add chicken, green chilis, and salsa and stir until combined and heated through.
  2. In a baking dish, spread a thin layer of refried beans (to help the taco shells stand up!). Spoon remaining refried beans into the bottom of a taco shell and top with chicken mixture. Place in baking dish. Repeat with remaining taco shells and ingredients, tightly standing up the taco shells in the dish.
  3. Top all over with cheese and bake until cheese is melty, 10 minutes.
  4. Garnish with cilantro before serving.

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Cheesy Chicken Tacos

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