baked chicken tacos

baked chicken tacos


For the Chicken:

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Tacos:

  • 8 low-carb taco shells or lettuce leaves for a keto option
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onions
  • Sour cream and fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)


1. Preheat the Oven:

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

2. Season the Chicken:

  • In a bowl, mix the shredded chicken with olive oil, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Toss until the chicken is well-coated with the spices.

3. Assemble the Tacos:

  • Place the taco shells or lettuce leaves in a baking dish.
  • Evenly distribute the seasoned shredded chicken among the taco shells.

4. Add Toppings:

  • Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese over the chicken.
  • Add diced tomatoes, diced red onions, and shredded lettuce on top.

5. Bake:

  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes, or until the cheese is melted, and the tacos are heated through.

6. Garnish and Serve:

  • Remove from the oven and garnish with sour cream and fresh cilantro if desired.