Barbecue Chicken Tacos Recipe
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Barbecue Chicken Tacos Recipe

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“Here’s is a refreshing change from the average taco. Since everything’s already prepared, there’s practically no prep time involved. It makes dinner on busy nights a breeze.” —Amy Krischel, Normal, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 cups refrigerated shredded barbecued chicken
  • 8 taco shells, warmed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup deli coleslaw

Nutritional Facts

2 tacos equals 570 calories, 29 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 113 mg cholesterol, 1906 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein.


  1. Place chicken in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3-5 minutes or until heated through, stirring every minute.
  2. Spoon chicken into taco shells; top with cheese and coleslaw. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Barbecue Chicken Tacos in Simple & Delicious December/January 2011, p31

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Reviewed Apr. 12, 2013

"This is NOT a recipe, this is merely a set of instructions."

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