Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

These quick and easy Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos are perfect for any night of the week! Plus, they’re packed with all your favorite Mexican flavors!
Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

These super simple tacos are about to become a regular weekly meal once you try them!

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you family friendly Mexican style recipes. These baked soft tacos are a hit with the whole family. They’re simple to prepare and packed with great Mexican flavors.

How To Prepare These Tasty Tacos

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

You’ll start by adding some Old El Paso Red Enchilada Sauce to some cooked shredded chicken.

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Add a couple tablespoons of Old El Paso Chopped Green Chilies.

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Give a good mix to combine.

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Place your Old El Paso Soft Taco Flour Tortillas into a baking dish.

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Spoon chicken enchilada filling into each taco shell.

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Top each taco with pinches of shredded cheddar cheese and bake for 15-20 minutes until hot and melted.

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Top with some chopped fresh cilantro and enjoy!

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Enjoy this perfect weeknight dinner recipe, it’s going to quickly become a new family favorite!

Tips For Making These Chicken Tacos

*These tacos are best when eaten shortly after baking. Try to serve within 10 minutes, plan accordingly.

*Try switching chicken to beef for another option. Both work great.

*Serve these tacos with a simple Mexican rice and green salad if desired.

*The chicken filling works great over rice and inside burritos too.

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos

These quick and easy Chicken Enchilada Baked Soft Tacos are perfect for any night of the week! Plus, they're packed with all your favorite Mexican flavors!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings: 8 people
Author: Jenny
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Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 6-8 Old El Paso Soft Taco Flour Tortillas
  • 4 cups cooked shredded chicken breast
  • 1 cup Old El Paso Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Old El Paso Chopped Green Chilies
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray an 8x8 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Place soft taco shells into dish, standing up, ready to be filled.
  • Place chicken into a medium mixing bowl and stir in enchilada sauce and green chilies. Stir to combine. Spoon chicken filling into soft taco shells and top with shredded cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until hot and melted. Remove and serve warm.
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  1. Rachel

    These are a great, quick recipe for busy nights. I’ve already made them several times since you’ve posted this recipe, and they’ve been a hit! I did feel it needed a bit more flavor though, so I doubled the amount of green chilies and added garlic, cumin and a bit of oregano.

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