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Shredded buffalo chicken tacos.

Shredded Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Katerina | Diethood
Frozen grilled chicken breasts, roughly shredded and tossed in a mild buffalo wing sauce, make the perfect taco filling for an easy weeknight dinner!
Servings : 5 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins


For the Chicken
  • 1 bag frozen grilled chicken strips or filets (19 ounces)
  • 1 cup buffalo wing sauce (such as Frank's)
  • 10 flour tortillas
For the Broccoli Slaw
  • 2 pounds broccoli (about 1 large head)
  • 2 cups chopped curly kale
  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup Italian dressing
  • 1/2 cup crumbled fat free feta cheese


  • Shred the broccoli (you can use a food processor with the grater disk for this, or shred with a box grater).
  • In a large salad bowl, combine the shredded broccoli, chopped kale, red cabbage, and dressing; mix well and set aside.
  • Prepare the chicken fillets according to the directions on the bag.
  • Using two forks, shred the cooked chicken. You can also just cut it up into thin strips. Set aside.
  • In a nonstick skillet, add the hot sauce and cook for a minute over medium-high heat.
  • Add shredded chicken to the skillet and coat with the sauce; continue to cook for 1 minute or until everything is heated through. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Wash and wipe down the nonstick skillet and set it over medium heat.
  • Place tortilla in pan and cook for 30 seconds or until tortilla begins to puff
  • Flip tortilla, cook for 30 seconds and remove from heat.
  • Assemble the tacos by filling each flour tortilla with prepared chicken, salad, and a sprinkle of feta cheese.
  • Serve warm.


Calories: 474 kcal | Carbohydrates: 68 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 15 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 28 mg | Sodium: 2470 mg | Potassium: 1787 mg | Fiber: 12 g | Sugar: 15 g | Vitamin A: 8473 IU | Vitamin C: 429 mg | Calcium: 421 mg | Iron: 6 mg | Net Carbs: 56 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Tex-Mex
Keyword: chicken dinner recipe, chicken tacos, easy dinner ideas