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Ground Chicken Tacos

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.



Ground Chicken Tacos are a simple and fun meal the whole family will love.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

These chicken tacos have a bit of a kick but are not overly spicy.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

This ground chicken dinner recipe takes about thirty minutes from start to finish and serves four people.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

Be sure to read through the entire post so that you don’t miss out on any important tips and tricks!

To make these chicken tacos, I started by dumping some lean ground chicken into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.

raw ground chicken in a saute pan

I added some diced yellow onion to the pan with the ground chicken while it was cooking.

diced onions on top of raw ground chicken in a saute pan

I stirred the onions and ground chicken together.

ground chicken and diced onions cooking in a saute pan

I crumbled the ground chicken well as it cooked.

cooked ground chicken in a saute pan

Once the ground chicken was fully cooked, I added some water and chicken taco seasoning to the pan.

taco seasoning on top of cooked ground chicken in a saute pan

I stirred until all of the ground chicken was coated in the taco seasoning.

ground chicken, water and taco seasoning mixture in a saute pan

I also added some ketchup to the pan.

ketchup on top of ground chicken taco meat in a saute pan

I stirred the ketchup into the ground chicken mixture well.

ground chicken taco meat simmering in a saute pan

Then I left the dish to simmer until almost no liquid remained in the pan.

Then I added some drained Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies to the pan.

Rotel on top of ground chicken taco meat mixture in a saute pan

I stirred well and then reduced the heat to low.

ground chicken and Rotel mixture in a saute pan

I added some shredded Mexican cheese blend to the pan.

shredded cheese on top of ground chicken taco meat in a saute pan

I stirred until the cheese was melted.

ground chicken taco meat mixture in a saute pan

I left the pan over low heat to stay warm while I prepared the taco shells.

You can warm your tortillas according to the instructions on the package or even use hard shells if you prefer.

I placed my tortillas in stainless steel taco stands on a baking sheet.

flour tortillas in stainless steel taco stands on a baking sheet

Then I placed the baking sheet in the oven to warm them.

Once the taco shells were lightly toasted, I removed the baking sheet from the oven.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

 

Then I spooned the ground chicken mixture into the taco shells.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

I drizzled ranch dressing and avocado dressing on top of the ground chicken mixture in the taco shells.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

These ground chicken tacos are packed with flavour.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

If you are looking for an easy ground chicken dinner recipe, then you need to try these Ground Chicken Tacos!

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make These Ground Chicken Tacos:

  • 1 lb lean ground chicken
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 oz chicken taco seasoning
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 12 medium flour tortillas

Optional Toppings

  • ranch dressing
  • avocado dressing

How to Make Ground Chicken Tacos:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F for warming the taco shells.
  2. Dump the ground chicken into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the diced onions to the pan with the ground chicken as it’s cooking and stir.
  4. Crumble the ground chicken well as it cooks.
  5. Once the ground chicken is fully cooked, add the water and taco seasoning to the pan.
  6. Stir until all of the ground chicken is coated in the taco seasoning.
  7. Add the ketchup to the pan and stir well again.
  8. Leave the dish to simmer until almost no liquid remains in the pan.
  9. Add the drained Rotel to the pan and stir well.
  10. Reduce the heat to low and add the shredded cheese to the pan.
  11. Stir until the cheese is melted and then leave on low heat to keep warm while you prepare your taco shells.
  12. Warm your taco shells according the directions on the package or place them in stainless steel taco stands before putting them in the oven if you have them.
  13. Once the taco shells are warmed, spoon the ground chicken mixture into the shells.
  14. Drizzle with ranch and avocado dressing if desired.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

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Yield: 12 tacos

Ground Chicken Tacos

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

Ground Chicken Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner recipe made with lean ground chicken, chicken taco seasoning, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and shredded cheese served in flour tortillas and drizzled with ranch and avocado dressing.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground chicken
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 oz chicken taco seasoning
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 12 medium flour tortillas

Optional Toppings

  • ranch dressing
  • avocado dressing

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F for warming the taco shells.
  2. Dump the ground chicken into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the diced onions to the pan with the ground chicken as it's cooking and stir.
  4. Crumble the ground chicken well as it cooks.
  5. Once the ground chicken is fully cooked, add the water and taco seasoning to the pan.
  6. Stir until all of the ground chicken is coated in the taco seasoning.
  7. Add the ketchup to the pan and stir well again.
  8. Leave the dish to simmer until almost no liquid remains in the pan.
  9. Add the drained Rotel to the pan and stir well.
  10. Reduce the heat to low and add the shredded cheese to the pan.
  11. Stir until the cheese is melted and then leave on low heat to keep warm while you prepare your taco shells.
  12. Warm your taco shells according the directions on the package or place them in stainless steel taco stands before putting them in the oven if you have them.
  13. Once the taco shells are warmed, spoon the ground chicken mixture into the shells.
  14. Drizzle with ranch and avocado dressing if desired.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

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