Soft Chicken Tacos

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These tacos not only last amazing, they are also healthy!

Our family reserves Saturdays for Soft Chicken Tacos and Skinny Mexican Rice. We normally double the recipe and invite over friends. You won’t spend a lot time in the kitchen with this recipe, so you’ll have plenty of time to visit.

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Soft Chicken Tacos

No one can resist a taco with all its Mexican flavors and fresh ingredients.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 1 taco
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 pound lean ground chicken optional turkey or ground beef
  • 6 whole grain tortillas 8-inch
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1/4 cups + 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese reduced-fat, shredded
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt optional sour cream


  • In a large skillet cook ground chicken over medium-high heat, breaking up into small pieces. Drain cooked meat and discard any fat. Add Taco Seasoning and water, stir to combine and cook just until most water is absorbed.
  • To warm tortillas, place a slightly damp paper towel between each one and microwave until heated through, approximately 45 seconds.
  • Divide meat mixture evenly onto tortillas, top with diced tomatoes, lettuce, cheese and yogurt. Fold over tortillas and serve.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1taco | Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 314mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Diabetic-Friendly, Kid-Friendly

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    1. Michael, You can buy whole grain wraps in most major supermarket chains and marts and use those instead of tortillas. You may also use corn tortillas. Do not use white flour tortillas.

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