5 from 1 vote

Chicken Taco Filling

This chicken taco filling is easy to put together but packed with flavor. Take your tacos to the next level with this flavorful, 30-minute meal!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 174kcal
Author Longbourn Farm - Alli Kelley


  • 2 cups chicken shredded
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2-3 teaspoons cumin adjust amount to preference
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock


  • Heat oil until shimmering.
  • Add onion and cook until translucent and starting to brown.
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add chicken.
  • Add seasonings and let bloom for about 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken stock and scrape up any bits stuck to bottom of the pan. Simmer until almost gone, about 7 minutes.
  • Use in your favorite taco shells or fry your own (recipe on blog).


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 176mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.4mg