Soft-Shell Chicken Tacos Recipe -
Soft-Shell Chicken Tacos Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Soft-Shell Chicken Tacos

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"Serve up spicy chicken tacos with veggies and sour cream in just 15 minutes."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. Mix the cumin, chili powder, brown sugar, garlic powder, cornstarch and salt in medium bowl. Add the chicken strips; toss until coated.
  2. Heat the oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken to the skillet. Cook and stir for 5 to 7 minutes or until no longer pink in the center. Add the onion and pepper mix; cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.
  3. Meanwhile, warm the flour tortillas as directed on package. For each taco, spoon 1/4 cup chicken mixture on one half of the tortilla. Top a dollop of sour cream. Fold over to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 20, 2012

We loved this recipe! The Brown Sugar compliments the cumin and chili powder, but is not too sweet or spicy. 1 recipe is enough for 2 chicken breasts.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 11, 2012

ok, taste alot like faitas I make often. I was looking for a different chicken taco recipe. This wasn't it.


26 Ratings

Jun 18, 2012

Very good. Instead of dipping each piece of chicken into the spice mixture, I just sprinkled the entire spice mixture over the chicken and cooked it all up. The whole family loved it! It is a keeper for us!

May 05, 2012

Super amazing and super easy! We used fresh onions and peppers. I cooked the chicken first, then took the chicken out, added a bit more oil and cooked the peppers and onions. Then I added back in the chicken and heated through.

Dec 19, 2011

This is a really yummy and easy recipe. My kids really enjoyed it!

Nov 08, 2012

Very good, as others I used fresh onion, also fresh red bell pepper. Some fresh cilantro and mix of cheddar and jack cheese on the side for those that can't live without cheese on a taco is a nice addition also.

Apr 16, 2012

This was delicious! I made it with fresh onions and yellow peppers and put a tiny bit of ranch dressing on it also and I used Splenda brown sugar. My husband loved it! This one is a keeper! Yum!

Mar 21, 2012

Excellent. I used fresh onions and bell peppers instead of frozen


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  • Calories
  • 357 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 21.3 g
  • 43%
  • Sodium
  • 656 mg
  • 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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