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3 chicken tacos topped with slaw and salsa on a black slate plate.
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Shredded Chicken Tacos

This Shredded Chicken Tacos recipe is so easy and requires NO COOKING! Warmed corn tortillas are loaded with juicy, shredded rotisserie chicken then topped with a cilantro coleslaw. Pile on all your favorite toppings from fresh sliced avocado to soft and crumbly feta cheese. This easy dinner idea is perfect for those weeknights when you little to no time to prepare dinner.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 658kcal
Author: Amanda Mason


Taco Ingredients

  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 6-8 corn tortilla, warmed

Cabbage and Cilantro Slaw

  • 1 package shredded cabbage
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil


  • Combine all the Cabbage and Cilantro Slaw ingredients in a large bowl. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the shredded chicken and salsa. Warm in the microwave for 1-2 minutes until warm.
  • Warm the tortillas in the microwave, oven, grill, or stove top.
  • To assemble the tacos, top each tortilla with 2 to 3 tablespoons of chicken and a spoonful of cabbage slaw. 
  • Add on your favorite toppings and serve.


Serving: 4tacos | Calories: 658kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 72g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 230mg | Sodium: 1121mg | Potassium: 1258mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 567IU | Vitamin C: 87mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 3mg