Cheesy Chicken Taco Breadsticks

Sharing a simple breadstick recipe today! My Cheesy Chicken Taco Breadsticks make the best appetizer in the world. They couldn’t be easier to prepare and they’re packed with flavor, not to mention perfect for parties!

breadstick recipe on serving plate

 

Cheesy Chicken Taco Breadstick Recipe

This breadstick recipe is also a chicken taco all rolled into one!  One of my kids favorite weeknight meals…even so great for parties!  I thought it would be fun to develop a fun party recipe great for serving a house full of guests.  These are so simple, the kids will love helping put these breadstick dippers together. Watch the smiles across the room when you bring these to the table. Cheesy and chicken taco delicious!

Try my Chicken Enchilada Chicken Tacos too!  Follow Picky Palate on Instagram for daily recipe inspiration!

 

pizza dough pressed out on parchment

Ingredients For Easy Breadstick Recipe

  • cooked shredded chicken breast
  • taco seasoning
  • prepared pizza dough
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • sour cream

 

chicken and cheese over pizza dough

How to Make The Best Breadsticks

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place chicken and 1 teaspoon Old El Paso Taco Seasoning into a medium mixing bowl, stir to combine. Press your pizza dough into a rectangle filling most of the space on your baking sheet. 
  3. Top half of dough with cheese then evenly place shredded chicken mixture over cheese. Top with additional cheese and fold dough over filled dough, pressing edges firmly to seal. Doesn’t have to be perfect, just mostly sealed. 
  4. Sprinkle with an additional 1/2 teaspoon taco seasoning and use a pizza cutter to cut 1 inch strips. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until cooked through. Remove and let cool for 5 minutes before separating into breadsticks. Place sour cream and 1 teaspoon taco seasoning into a small bowl, stir to combine and use for dipping.

 

pressing pizza dough over chicken filling

Fold your pizza dough over the chicken/cheese side and press edges to seal.

cutting pizza dough into breadstick strips

Take a knife, scissors or pizza cutter and cut 1 inch strips. Sprinkle with a little more taco seasoning 🙂 Perfect! Time to bake.

baked breadsticks

Bake until slightly golden and cooked through. Let cool for 5 minutes before separating.

breadstick recipe on serving plate

 

How To Serve Breadsticks

Mix up a little sour cream and taco seasoning, separate your warm breadsticks and you are ready to enjoy!  Amazing that with just a few ingredients, you get these flavor packed breadsticks. So simple too! Enjoy.

Cheesy Chicken Taco Breadstick Dippers

Cheesy Chicken Taco Breadsticks

These Cheesy Chicken Taco Breadsticks make the best appetizer in the world. They couldn't be easier to prepare and they're packed with flavor, not to mention perfect for parties!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 239kcal
Author: Jenny
Cost: $15
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Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Old El Paso Taco Seasoning divided
  • 12 ounces prepared pizza dough
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place chicken and 1 teaspoon Old El Paso Taco Seasoning into a medium mixing bowl, stir to combine. Press your pizza dough into a rectangle filling most of the space on your baking sheet.
  • Top half of dough with cheese then evenly place shredded chicken mixture over cheese. Top with additional cheese and fold dough over filled dough, pressing edges firmly to seal. Doesn’t have to be perfect, just mostly sealed.
  • Sprinkle with an additional 1/2 teaspoon taco seasoning and use a pizza cutter to cut 1 inch “breadstick” strips. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until cooked through. Remove and let cool for 5 minutes before separating into breadsticks. Place sour cream and 1 teaspoon taco seasoning into a small bowl, stir to combine and use for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 474mg | Potassium: 110mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 169mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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20 Responses
  1. Natalie

    I made these this weekend! My husband loved them! The only thing we would change is a little more seasoning, as we love really spicy things. I tagged you when I posted my pictures. Thank you for another yummy recipe! I have been making (and modifying) your creations for a few years now.

  2. Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain

    Old El Paso Taco Seasoning is my absolute favorite! Love how you incorporated it into these breadsticks!!

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