Barbecue Chicken Ranch Tacos

Barbecue Chicken Ranch Tacos

These tacos come together in a flash and will disappear from your table quickly; they have the perfect tang of BBQ that everyone will devour at your next dinner.
  • 10 Minutes Prep
    10 Minutes Total
  • 5 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb), cut into very small thin strips
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed, if desired
  • 10 Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ bold ranch flavored taco shells
  • 1 1/2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • Barbecue sauce, for drizzling
  • Make it FRESH toppings, as desired (see below)


  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook just until no longer pink in center, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix. Stir in barbecue sauce and beans. Cook until warm.
  2. Heat taco shells as directed on package.
  3. Divide chicken mixture among warm shells. Top with coleslaw and cheese; drizzle with barbecue sauce. Serve with FRESH toppings.

Expert Tips

  • To make this recipe even simpler, use rotisserie chicken!
  • Adding black beans makes these tacos more of a meal!
  • Ideas for make it FRESH toppings: diced tomatoes, fresh sweet corn kernels, sour cream


Calories640(Calories from Fat210),Total Fat23g(Saturated Fat10g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol95mgSodium1770mgTotal Carbohydrate68g(Dietary Fiber9g Sugars24g),Protein39g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A25%;Vitamin C8%;Calcium25%;Iron20%; Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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