Baked Chicken Tacos

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Chicken Tacos, shredded cheese, shredded chicken, Taco Pot Pie, taco seasoning, tacos
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 215 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 1 pound chicken breast (cooked and shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning (or to taste)
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons green chilies
  • 9 taco shells
  • 16 oz refried beans
  • 1 cup Colby jack cheese (shredded)


  1. In a mixing bowl mix cooked and shredded chicken breast with taco seasoning, salsa, and green chilies. 

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray then stand taco shells inside. 

  3. Spoon in refried beans to the bottom of each shell. Top with chicken and then shredded cheese. Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and serve topped with your favorite taco toppings.

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Recipe Notes

I used the stand and stuff taco shells for this recipe to make sure my tacos would stand nicely. You could use regular taco shells but would probably use closer to 12 taco shells instead of the 9 I used since they usually are smaller.

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Nutrition Facts
Baked Chicken Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 215 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Sodium 703mg29%
Potassium 315mg9%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 365IU7%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 140mg14%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.