Smokey Chicken Ranchero Tacos
Marinated, shredded chicken breast cooked to tender perfection! Stuffed in soft, flour tortillas with a fresh, crunchy slaw on top! Beat that for a delicious weeknight dinner!
Servings Prep Time
4Tacos 5minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Servings Prep Time
4Tacos 5minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
Slaw
Optional Toppings
Instructions
Marinate the Chicken.
  1. In a bowl, mix marinade according to packet instructions. Once mix, add chicken to a large Ziploc bag and pour marinade over it. Let sit in fridge for 30 mins.
Cook the Chicken.
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place a skillet over medium high heat. Once pan begins to smoke a little, add olive oil. Next, lay chicken breast flat (skin down), sear for 3 mins on each side until golden brown. Place entire skillet with chicken inside oven to cook through for 8-10 minutes. Once juices run clear, allow chicken to rest for 5 mins, then shred!
Mix the slaw.
  1. In a large bowl, add cabbage, carrots, onions, mayonnaise, and salt/pepper. Squeeze juice from half of lime over mixture and stir. Set aside
Brown the tortillas.
  1. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Once pan is hot, place tortilla in skillet for 30-45 secs until golden brown on each side.
Build each Taco
  1. Fill each tortilla with shredded chicken and slaw! Add other toppings like cheddar cheese and sour cream. Serve immediately!