easy oven baked chicken tacos

Easy Oven-Baked Chicken Tacos

These easy-to-make Oven-Baked Chicken Tacos will bring the family together for a flavor-filled time at the table without extra prep time by you. Old El Paso™ Stand 'n Stuff™ Taco Shells make it easy to layer in the goodness. All you need to do is shred up a rotisserie chicken from the deli and layer in delicious Old El Paso™ Refried Beans. Top with cheese and let the oven do the work. This easy baked chicken taco recipe will inspire everyone to build their own taco night creation!
Prep 25 Minutes
Total 35 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List

  • 1 package (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ taco shells (10 shells)
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
  • 1 package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (5 oz)
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Place taco shells standing up and together in dish; set aside.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook chicken, taco seasoning mix, water and chiles over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is heated through. Remove from heat.
  3. To assemble, spread about 2 tablespoons refried beans in bottom of each shell. Top each with heaping 1/4 cup chicken mixture and 2 tablespoons shredded cheese. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with guacamole, tomatoes and green onions.

Expert Tips

  • Try other varieties of Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix, such as original or hot & spicy for something different.
  • Try Monterey Jack or pepper Jack cheese for a flavor twist!


1 Taco Calories 260  (Calories from Fat 120);  Total Fat 13g  (Saturated Fat 5g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 45mg;  Sodium 810mg;  Total Carbohydrate 19g  (Dietary Fiber 4g,  Sugars 2g);  Protein 16g  
% Daily Value: Vitamin A  8%;  Vitamin C  8%;  Calcium 15%;  Iron  8%;  
Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 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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