Want a flavorful and simple dinner idea that only uses 5 ingredients? Whether you are walking in the door late from work or needing to eat quickly to get the kids to soccer, these quick tacos are for you!

This is a guest post from Sammi of Grounded & Surrounded

Who can get excited about a flavorful and simple dinner idea that only uses 5 ingredients? I knew that would be appealing to you! Whether you are walking in the door late from work or needing to eat quickly to get the kids to soccer, these quick tacos are for you.

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Although, these tacos may remind you of the typical BBQ chicken sandwich with coleslaw, they are so much better. Ingredients are always more fun in a taco, especially when you can assemble this recipe in a matter of minutes!

You will love the Mexican feel of this recipe with the added fire-roasted corn. Feel free to use any tortillas, corn or flour, as well as any size you prefer. A typical serving will be two fajita size tortillas with all fillings. But no one will blame you for wanting three!

5 Ingredient Taco ingredients - so easy!

Here is what you need:

10 fajita-size flour tortillas
1 ready-to-eat rotisserie chicken, 5 cups meat once shredded
1 cup BBQ sauce
15 oz container prepared coleslaw
15 oz can fire roasted corn, drained

5 Ingredient Tacos-step 1- This is a cheater recipe! Use a store bought already cooked chicken for an easy meal.

Step 1: Remove chicken meat from cooked chicken. Shred chicken meat until you have 5 cups shredded chicken. Add 1 cup BBQ sauce and gently mix until combined.

5 Ingredient Tacos - drain the fire roasted corn

Step 2: Drain the can of fire-roasted corn in a small colander.

5 Ingredient Tacos time to assemble!

Step 3: Assemble taco ingredients complete with spoons for each filling and taco holders (optional).

5 Ingredient Tacos ready in less than 5 minutes!

Step 4: In each tortilla, first add shredded BBQ chicken, then coleslaw, lastly top with a spoonful of fire-roasted corn. Enjoy! Refrigerate any leftovers.

5 Ingredient Tacos

Although these tacos may remind you of the typical BBQ chicken sandwich with coleslaw, they are so much better. Ingredients are always more fun in a taco, especially when you can assemble this recipe in a matter of minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 tacos
Calories 922 kcal
Author Sammi Ricke

Ingredients

  • 10 fajita-size flour tortillas
  • 1 ready-to-eat rotisserie chicken (5 cups meat once shredded)
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 15 oz. container prepared coleslaw
  • 15 oz. can fire roasted corn (drained)

Instructions

  1. Remove chicken meat from cooked chicken. Shred chicken meat until you have 5 cups shredded chicken. Add 1 cup BBQ sauce and gently mix until combined.

  2. Drain the can of fire-roasted corn in a small colander.

  3. Assemble taco ingredients complete with spoons for each filling and taco holders (optional).

  4. In each tortilla, first add shredded BBQ chicken, then coleslaw, lastly top with a spoonful of fire-roasted corn. Enjoy! Refrigerate any leftovers.

 Sammi Ricke likes to keep things simple, delicious, and nutritious in her kitchen. She enjoys the challenge of finding unique ways to incorporate “just one more whole food” into every meal while leaving just enough room for life’s essentials: chocolate and peanut butter. If you are looking for “healthified” versions of your family’s favorite meals be sure to visit Sammi’s Grounded & Surrounded Blog. You can also find her on Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook.

Want a flavorful and simple dinner idea that only uses 5 ingredients? Whether you are walking in the door late from work or needing to eat quickly to get the kids to soccer, these quick tacos are for you!

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