These chicken taco recipes are a great way to do something a little bit different for taco night! There are crispy tacos, soft tacos, grilled chicken tacos, fried chicken tacos and more! Tacos will never be boring again.
Almost everyone loves chicken tacos, especially kids! This collection of chicken taco recipes is a treat for your taste buds and includes fun twists on the classic recipe like fruit salsas, Asian influences and slow cooker options.
We eat a lot of chicken in our home, mainly because chicken is so versatile. From the simplest chicken and broccoli pasta to a more extravagant firecracker chicken, it is our go-to protein around here.
We also have a tradition that Tuesdays are Taco nights. Wonder where that came from? Ha! We use chicken in our tacos almost every time and absolutely love it. Have you scoured the web for an amazing chicken taco recipe lately? You will be overwhelmed with the search results. The literally millions of way people spin a chicken taco recipe could blow your mind.
I took the work out of this massive and overwhelming search for you. I’ve narrowed those results down to my top 17. This may not seem like a lot but when you go searching on your own you may just result back to this list. This chicken taco recipes list is the cream of the crop and ones we make all the time.
Print out my list and check them off one by one as you try them. They are really THAT good!
17 Fabulous Chicken Taco Recipes
- Asian Chicken Tacos with Mango Slaw
- Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos
- Thai Chicken Tacos
- Pulled Chicken Tacos
- Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos
- Oven Baked Spicy Chicken Tacos
- Grilled Chicken and Avocado Street Tacos
- Chicken Ranch Tacos
- Chili Lime Chicken Tacos
How do you cook chicken for tacos?
There are many ways to cook chicken for tacos, I typically use my grill, slow cooker, Instant Pot and oven to cook my chicken. You can even fry your chicken if you’re looking for crispy chicken in your tacos, or try sauteeing some ground chicken with taco seasoning for a different flavor and texture.
- Oven Baked Buffalo Chicken Tacos
- Baked Chicken Tacos
- Caribbean Chicken Tacos
- Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Pizza Tacos
- 20 Minute Ancho Chicken Tacos
- Crispy Chicken Tacos with Avocado Ranch
- Baked Fiesta Ranch Chicken Tacos
- Korean Fried Chicken Tacos
- Teriyaki Chicken Tacos
What is a good side dish with tacos?
I typically serve my chicken tacos with pinto beans and Mexican rice. Other great sides would be a Mexican style coleslaw, cilantro lime rice, black beans, Mexican fruit salad and Mexican caesar salad.