Mexican Flag Tacos

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Debbwl

These soft shelled tacos have the colors of the Mexican flag. With layers of guacamole, sour cream, and chicken in tomato sauce. Can sub. 2 fresh serrano or some crushed red pepper for the pickled jalapeno, although the pickled jalapeno seems to add something special.

Top Review by zoomcity

We found this recipe while looking for a recipe for a Spanish class project. It's become one of our favorite dishes. It's so good!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 pickled jalapeno peppers, rinsed, seeded, and chopped
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 12 (6 inch) corn tortillas
  • 2 cups guacamole
  • 12 cup sour cream


  1. Cook onion in 1 tablespoon oil till tender; stir in tomato sauce, peppers, and salt. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Stir in chicken; heat through. Keep warm.
  2. In small skillet heat the 2 tablespoons oil. holding tortilla with tongs, dip each tortilla in the hot oil for about 10 seconds or till limp. Drain on paper toweling. Spoon a little green guacamole, white sour cream, and red meat mixture on one half of each tortilla. Fold in half over filling; Sere immediately.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a