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Chicken Soft Tacos with Avocado and Sharp Cheddar

Prep Time20 mins

Ingredients

  • Chicken:
  • 2 1/2 - 3 cups of roasted chicken meat chopped
  • 1/2 cup of fresh cilantro chopped
  • 3 tbsp red onion diced
  • Juice from 1/2 a lime
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • Toppings:
  • Small flour tortillas
  • Lettuce finely chopped
  • Sharp cheddar grated
  • Grape tomatoes sliced
  • Green onions sliced
  • Black olives sliced
  • Avocado diced
  • Salsa if desired
  • Sour cream if desired

Instructions

  • Roast the chicken using this recipe or use a store bought rotisserie chicken and remove the skin and bones from the meat.
  • Chop up the roasted chicken along with the cilantro, red onion, lime juice, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Mix thoroughly until well combined. Taste & re-season if desired. Heat the chicken (covered with a paper towel) for a 30-45 seconds in the microwave right before serving.
  • Heat the flour tortillas, wrapped in a towel, for 30-45 seconds or until warm and pliable. Spread the chicken mixture down the center of the tortilla then top with lettuce, sharp cheddar, tomatoes, green onions, olives, and avocado. Serve with a side of salsa and sour cream if desired. Enjoy.