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5 from 7 votes

Ground Chicken Tacos

My most favorite quick and easy weeknight meal when I have no more than 15 minutes to get dinner on the table!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex Mex, Southwestern
Keyword: ground chicken tacos, homemade taco meat, easy taco meat, all purpose taco meat, how to make ground chicken taco meat,
Servings: 4 people
Author: Gaby


For serving

  • Tortillas
  • Freshly shredded cheddar
  • Freshly shredded Monterey jack
  • Salsa
  • Avocado
  • And any other taco fixins you prefer.


  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add the ground meat and sauté for 5 minutes and break it up with the back of a wooden spoon. Add all the taco seasoning and stir to combine. Continue to cook the ground meat and break it down with the back of a wooden spoon until it's fully cooked and no pink remains.
  • Once cooked, add 2 tablespoons of water and reduce to a simmer. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve as taco meat with tortillas, shredded cheese, salsa, and any other taco fixings you prefer.