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Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

These Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos are a quick weeknight dinner idea your whole family will enjoy. Using shredded chicken and a few fresh ingredients makes these chicken tacos delicious and easy!

If you love easy taco recipes for dinner you should also try my Easy Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa and these 20 Minute BBQ Chicken Tacos.

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.

These Rotisserie Chicken Tacos Are A Tasty Quick Dinner

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 quick weeknight meal!

How To Make Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

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

Rotisserie Chicken that has been shredded into a bowl

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.

Fresh peppers and onions being cooked in a pan

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

Close up of two Chicken Tacos with cheese and avocado on top

Assemble the tacos on white corn tortillas.

Two shredded Rotisserie Chicken Tacos on a black plate

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

Shredded Chicken Tacos on a black plate and surrounded by fresh ingredients

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Two shredded Chicken Tacos on a black plate with a lime

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

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  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 mins
  • Total Time: 16 mins
  • Yield: 10-15 tacos 1x
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

These Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos are a quick weeknight dinner idea your whole family will enjoy. Using shredded chicken and a few fresh ingredients makes these chicken tacos delicious and healthy!


Ingredients

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  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded {use white meat only}
  • 2 limes, quartered
  • 1/2 cup queso fresco
  • 1/2 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 1/2 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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12 comments on “Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos”

  1. 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.

    1. 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. πŸ™‚ I love rotisserie chicken as well, packs alot of flavor and is always so moist and delicious, perfect for these tacos. πŸ™‚

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    Jamie@lifelovelemons

    Rotisserie chicken is a GREAT idea! Can’t believe I didnt think of it before! Definitely putting it to use now πŸ™‚

    1. 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. πŸ™‚ Hope you and the fam enjoy, thanks for stopping by Jamie!

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    Julie @ This Gal Cooks

    I love using rotisserie chickens for recipes. It’s so easy and tastes SO good! These look great, Krista! Pinned!

    1. 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. πŸ™‚

  4. 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.

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