Easy Shredded Chicken Tacos Recipe

One Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins

Quick and easy shredded chicken tacos recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in one pot over stovetop in 30 minutes. Loaded with Mexican taco seasoning.

Servings: 6 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: homemade tacos
Calories: 208 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Onion Finely chopped
  • 1 pound Chicken breast Boneless, Cut into small cubes
  • 4 tbsp Taco seasoning Adjust according to your preference
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/2 cup Chicken broth Low sodium, Or water
  • 8-10 Hard taco shells
  • Toppings Lettuce, cheese, onions, tomatoes, salsa, guacamole e.t.c.


  1. Heat oil in a non stick pot or pan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onions and saute until translucent and tender.

  3. Add chicken and cook until it's no longer pink.

  4. Sprinkle taco seasoning, salt, pepper and pour broth.

  5. Mix until combined.

  6. Cover and cook for about 15 minutes.

  7. Remove lid and continue cooking until liquid is reduced to your desired consistency. Stir often.

  8. Turn off the heat and use two forks to shred the chicken.

  9. Fill taco shells with shredded chicken and your choice of toppings. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 341mg14%
Potassium 333mg10%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 188IU4%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.