Easy Chicken Soft Tacos

"This is another kid favorite. Easy enough so they can help with the preparation. Gets a big thumbs up from my bunch."
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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees; place tortillas on baking sheet.
  • Heat oil in large skillet; add chicken; cook until no longer pink; add 2 T seasoning mix and 1T water; mix well Combine refried beans, remaining seasoning mix and remaining water in small bowl.
  • Spread bean mixture evenly over each tortilla.
  • Layer each with a drizzle of taco sauce.
  • Top evenly with chicken mixture, cheese and desired toppings (chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions, etc.).
  • Bake for 5-10 minutes or until cheese melts; fold each in half.

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  1. FruitLoop
    This is a good basic recipe. I made two batches of these, one for kids and the other for adults. The recipe as written was perfect for my kids. For the adults, I added 1/2 c. chopped onion and 1 t. minced garlic to cook with the chicken. I added 1/8 t. cayenne pepper, 1/8 t. cumin, and 1 t. chili powder to the beans to spice it up. Thanks Nurse Di for a great idea.
  2. loco4cocoa
    I'm a beginner chef and I've been trying out the simplist recipes to start with... this was perfectly easy and tasty too! Thanks for sharing! We'll definitely make again!
    I have to agree with the others...a very good basic recipe to start with. I used 8 whole wheat tortillas & 1 1/4 cups red fat mont jack cheese. I cut the chicken into small cubes & found that I only needed 1/2 pkg taco seasoning mix. I cooked the chicken, added the seas mix & 1/4 cup water. I didn't mix any taco seas with the beans, just heated them up to make them spreadable. I mixed the cooked chicken with the cheese & spread the beans, then teh chicken/cheese mix & topped with some taco sauce. I rolled the tortillas up & heated them up for 10 min at 350. Tasted great! Thanks for sharing this simple recipe.
  4. love4culinary
    I agree..this is a good basic recipe. I too added cumin, cayenne, and minced garlic to the chicken when cooking. We ended up having a smoltering hot day, so I ended up not wanting to put these in the oven. I improvised a bit, but they came out tasting good. I served this with a side of black beans and rice.



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