California Chicken Salad Tacos Recipe -
California Chicken Salad Tacos Recipe
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California Chicken Salad Tacos

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"Fresh Western flavors of Pace® Picante Sauce, lime juice and chili powder season strips of chicken to fold inside a tortilla with crisp lettuce, shredded cheese and chopped tomato."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. Mix picante sauce, lime juice and chili powder in large bowl. Add chicken and lettuce and toss until evenly coated.
  2. Spoon about 1/2 cup chicken mixture down center of tortilla. Top with tomato, cheese and additional picante sauce. Fold tortilla around filling.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 23, 2012

I added some of my homemade taco seasoning to the "sauce" for the chicken. I made little bowls of chopped tomatoes, shredded sharp cheddar cheese, sliced olives, chopped onion and reduced fat sour cream to top the tacos. I did not eat mine in a tortilla, I ate mine over lettuce as a taco salad. We loved this meal. Quick and very tasty!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 30, 2010

We did not care for this. Very disappointed.

Feb 24, 2012

Very simple and very good for a quick and easy weeknight meal! My husband loves picante sauce so I had to give this a try and it turned out to be a hit. I lightly seasoned some chicken breasts with a bit of "Traci's Adobo Seasoning" from this site then grilled them. I didn't bother tossing the chicken in the picante sauce mixed with lime juice and chili powder, just added it and layered everything into the tortilla while the chicken was still warm. I used larger tortillas and Mexican blend cheese along with sliced black olives. Perfect with a dollup of sour cream!

Nov 18, 2008

this is an absolute great dish and everyone should try it i love it and so does my family! * easy to make *

Nov 27, 2011

Wow, this is very good. IL just changed the cihili seasoning. I used a partial package of taco seasoning because I was out of chili powder. The whole family really enjoyed them. Yes most certainly we will have these again. I served also salsa and cour cream for those who wished. I also upped the amount of tomatoes, added sliced green onions and sliced black olives. Wow!!

May 04, 2011

This was wonderful! Did the recipie to the T and it came out great. The only thing I added to the table was sour cream and hot sauce, and that's just b/c I like it hot, and my lady likes sour cream. I was worried that it wouldn't be enough food for us so I added a side dish of Pinto beans mixed with sauted green peppers/onions/garlic. Wound up being a lot of leftovers, even after we feasted!

Mar 09, 2009

These were a great way to use up some extra ingredients I had sitting around. Will make again.

Dec 06, 2011

This was pretty good. I have also made a modified version with less liquid and canned chicken as an alternative to boring chicken salad.


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  • Calories
  • 233 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 11.7 g
  • 23%
  • Sodium
  • 432 mg
  • 17%

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

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