Baked Chicken Tacos Recipe

Dish Info

Baked Chicken Tacos are a delicious and easy-to-make dish perfect for family gatherings or celebrations, featuring crispy taco shells filled with seasoned chicken, refried beans, and melted cheese.


¢1 tablespoon olive oil ¢½ pound shredded cooked chicken We used Rotisserie chicken ¢1 ounce taco seasoning (click for recipe!) ¢½ cup diced onion ¢14.5 ounces diced tomatoes fully drained (1 can)


¢4.5 ounces diced green chiles fully drained (1 can) ¢10 hard taco shells We used Old El Paso Stand 'N Stuff ¢8 ounces refried beans (½ can) ¢2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese

step 1

Preheat and Prep: Preheat oven to 400°F and spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick spray to prevent sticking.

step 2

Sauté Onion: Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, cook the diced onion until it becomes translucent and aromatic.

step 3

Combine Filling: Add chicken, taco seasoning, tomatoes, and green chiles to the skillet, stirring well and simmering for 5-8 minutes.

step 4

Bake Taco Shells: Arrange taco shells in the baking dish, bake alone for 5 minutes to crisp up, then remove from oven.

step 5

Assemble and Bake: Fill each shell with refried beans and the chicken mixture, top with cheese, and bake for 7-10 minutes until cheese is melted and shells are golden.