Chicken and Layered Guacamole Tacos

Guac out with crunchy Stand ‘N Stuff™ taco shells filled with delicious taco chicken and all of the fresh ingredients that make guacamole such a delight!
Prep 45 Minutes
Total Time 45 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 packet (.85 oz) Old El Paso™ Chicken Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand 'n Stuff Taco Shells (10 Count)
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium jalapeño chile, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center. Stir in water and taco seasoning mix. Reduce heat to medium; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  2. Heat taco shells as directed on box. Divide chicken mixture among shells.
  3. In medium bowl, mix avocado, lime juice and salt, gently mashing avocado. Top chicken mixture in shells with avocado mixture and remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

  • Can’t take the heat? Leave out the jalapeños entirely.
  • To take the edge off raw white onion, place chopped onion in mesh strainer, and rinse with cold water about 30 seconds, then drain.


  • 1 Serving Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 90);  Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 3g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 40mg;  Sodium 370mg;  Potassium 240mg;  Total Carbohydrate 12g (Dietary Fiber 2g ,Sugars 1g);  Protein 15g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 4%;  Vitamin C 6%;  Calcium 6%;  Iron 6%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1 1/2 Very Lean Meat;  1/2 High-Fat Meat;  1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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