Soft Chicken Tacos

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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

Soft Chicken Tacos

Yields: 6 tacos | Serving size: 1/6 of recipe | Calories: 296 | Total Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 61mg |Sodium: 314 mg | Carbohydrates: 24 g | Dietary fiber: 3 g | Sugars: 2 g | Protein: 22 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2 |


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


  1. 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.
  2. To warm tortillas, place a slightly damp paper towel between each one and microwave until heated through, approximately 45 seconds.
  3. Divide meat mixture evenly onto tortillas, top with diced tomatoes, lettuce, cheese and yogurt. Fold over tortillas and serve.

4 Comments on "Soft Chicken Tacos"

  1. michael rustam  December 31, 2015



    • Melissa Florero  January 3, 2016

      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.

  2. Barbara  April 24, 2019

    There is a great 1 point tortilla….its made by Ole and is called Extreme Wellness

    • Nichole Furlong  April 26, 2019

      Thanks for the tip, Barbara!


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