Ranch Chicken Tacos

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Ranch Chicken Tacos

These ranch chicken tacos offer a delicious alternative to traditional Mexican-style tacos. Using leftover rotisserie chicken, prepare a simple, refreshing summer meal. Naturally, you can use any type of chicken prepared any way you prefer; nevertheless, for authentic tacos, shred the chicken.

Prep Time:
20 mins

Cook Time:
5 mins

Total Time:
25 mins

Servings:
4

Yield:
8 tacos

Ingredients

  • ½ cup ranch dressing
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 (1 ounce) packet of taco seasoning mix, divided
  • 1 tablespoon mild chunky salsa
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 (4 ounces) can of sliced black olives
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  • 1 avocado – peeled, pitted, and diced (Optional)
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

1. Step

Combine ranch dressing, sour cream, 1 teaspoon taco seasoning, and salsa in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

2. Step

Toss chicken with the remaining taco seasoning. Cover the bowl loosely with wax paper or plastic wrap. Microwave chicken until chicken is heated through, about 2 to 3 minutes.

3. Step

Warm tortillas in a skillet for about a minute on each side to make them pliable. Place a scoop of chicken on the tortilla and top with lettuce, tomato, green onion, olives, avocado, cheese, and a spoonful of the ranch dressing mixture.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

717
Calories

49g
Fat

40g
Carbs

31g
Protein

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