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Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Simple taco recipe made with shredded buffalo chicken.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 540kcal
Author Rena


  • 2 cups Shredded Rotisserie Chicken
  • 12 Small whole wheat Tortillas

Buffalo Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup Tomato puree
  • 1/4 cup Hot Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Garlic clove minced

Optional Toppings:

  • 2 Ripe Medium Avocados sliced
  • 1/2 Head Iceberg Lettuce shredded
  • 1/2 cup Crumbled Blue Cheese
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes quartered
  • 2-3 Spring Onions sliced
  • Grated Cheese
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Lime Wedges


  • Start by preparing a sauce. In a heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Stir in the tomato puree and hot sauce; whisk well and let simmer on low for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, remove the meat from the rotisserie chicken and shred it using two forks.
  • Once the sauce is slightly thickened, remove from the heat add honey and shredded chicken, mix until well combined.
  • In a clean fry pan heat tortillas over medium-high heat. Cook for 2 minutes or until slightly warm.
  • Add a generous amount of buffalo chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla.
  • Top with shredded lettuce, sliced avocado, tomato, and onions.
  • Crumble the blue cheese and grated cheese on top.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with lime wedges.


Serving size:
2 tacos- 270 calories per taco
  • Use any other meat like ground turkey or shrimp
  • Make your own shredded chicken
  • You may use your favorite tortilla
  • Be creative with your toppings
Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 3 days. We do not recommend freezing.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 540kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 1044mg | Potassium: 651mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 661IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 252mg | Iron: 4mg