Left over roast chicken turned into this delicious Chicken Taco for lunch one day. I love simple make overs of left overs, in this case a totally different flavor.

Chicken Tacos

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes
Degree of Difficulty : Easy


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 green bell pepper
  • 1 chicken breast cooked and sliced
  • 1-2 tbsp taco seasoning mix

Garnish and Serving

  • 1-2 leaves red cabbage
  • salsa
  • 6 flour tacos


Gather all ingredients before starting recipe

  • Peel and slice 1/2 medium yellow onion and julienne 1/2 red bell pepper and 1/2 green bell pepper.
  • Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add sliced onion and sauté for 4-5 minutes or until the onions have become firm tender. Add the red and green peppers, toss to combine and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Add 1 chicken breast cooked and sliced and season with 1-2 tbsp taco seasoning mix. Toss again, and cook until the chicken has cooked through.
  • Thinly slice 1-2 leaves red cabbage, set aside.


  • Heat tacos placed in between 2 sheets of paper towel in microwave set to high for 30 seconds.
  • Serve in heated tacos, topped with a dollop of salsa and some finely sliced red cabbage.

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