Rotisserie Chicken Tacos #easymeal #chickentacos #rotisseriechicken

Quick & Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

Happy Friday!  I hope ya’ll are super excited that it is officially the weekend, I know I am!  But, before I party hearty, I also have ALOT of work ahead of me.  Tomorrow is the draft for my fantasy football league.  That’s right, you heard me correctly!  I am in an all ladies fantasy football league, and have been for 3 years now!  It is so fun to be a part of, and it totally helps me get into the mood for football season. {and believe me, I have to find a way to get into it because my husband has NFL Sunday Ticket which means Football ALL DAY Sunday}  Anyways, with all the late night cramming tonight prepping for tomorrows draft to ensure that I have one kick butt team I needed a quick and easy meal to whip up.

Now, normally I’m not a fan of buying the Rotisserie Chicken that they sell in the store, but I didn’t have time to cook one up. {so I caved and bought one :)}  All you have to do to make these Rotisserie Chicken Tacos is pull off the white meat, shred it and then throw it in the taco shell with the toppings.  UM… yeah, that’s it.  Easiest meal ever!  You will love these Chicken Tacos and it is perfect if your looking for a healthy quick weeknight meal!

To get started, pull off all the white meat from one cooked rotisserie chicken, shred the meat and set aside.

Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

Next, thinly slice half of 1 red onion and julienne 1 red pepper. Heat a large saute pan to medium high heat, add 1 Tablespoon of olive oil, sliced onions, and red peppers to pan. Season with salt & pepper. Saute for 5-6 minutes or until onions are translucent and peppers are slightly crispy.

Rotisserie Chicken Tacos 2Crumble 1/2 cup of queso fresco, set aside.

Rotisserie Chicken Tacos 3Assemble the tacos on white corn tortillas.

Rotisserie Chicken Tacos 5Add desired amount of shredded rotisserie chicken, red pepper & onion mixture, queso fresco, avocado, and finish with fresh lime juice. Enjoy!

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Quick & Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos
 
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Recipe type: Poultry, Tex-Mex
Serves: 10-15 tacos
Ingredients
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded {use white meat only}
  • 2 limes, quartered
  • ½ cup queso fresco
  • ½ of a red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 avocado, diced
  • white corn tortillas
Instructions
  1. Pull off all the white meat from a cooked rotisserie chicken, shred the meat and set aside.
  2. Heat a large saute pan to medium high heat, add olive oil, sliced onions, and red peppers to pan. Season with salt & pepper.
  3. Saute for 5-6 minutes or until onions are translucent and peppers are slightly crispy.
  4. Crumble ½ cup of queso fresco.
  5. Assemble the tacos on white corn tortillas.
  6. Add desired amount of shredded rotisserie chicken, red pepper & onion mixture, queso fresco, avocado, and finish with fresh lime juice. Enjoy!

 

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Lovely comments

  1. says

    Ummmm- yeah, have I mentioned that I have a real obsession with shredded meat??! YUM!!!!!!!! Oh & I’m such a huge football fan- I am getting so excited about seeing NFL games again & college games starting for us next weekend.

    • says

      hahah… no you haven’t, but I totally get it! Everything tastes better when it shredded or chopped up, I LOVE chopped salads. :) Yeah for football season, so glad I have another girlfriend who likes football! :)

    • says

      I know.. I love the ease of it! They were delicious! We even added a little BBQ sauce on the tacos and it was awesome! Thanks for pinning. :)

    • says

      haha.. I can’t even take credit for the thought. My husband thought of it because I wanted a quick but healthy meal. All I can take credit for are the yummy pictures. :) Hope you and the fam enjoy, thanks for stopping by Jamie!

  2. says

    Krista, I love the colors of your blog. I immediately smile when it starts loaning because they’re so upbeat. Love this taco recipe! I love using Rotisserie chicken, such a flavorful shortcut.

    • says

      Aww… your so sweet! That means alot!! I wanted to make it fresh and upbeat so glad that you feel that way when its loading. :) I love rotisserie chicken as well, packs alot of flavor and is always so moist and delicious, perfect for these tacos. :)

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