Shredded Chicken and Onion Tacos

Shredded Chicken and Onion Tacos

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 8 min
  • Total: 18 min
  • Serving: Makes 5 cups

Serve these warm shredded chicken tacos, seasoned with Mexican oregano and fresh thyme, with a side of creamy guacamole and some frosty bottles of Mexican-style beer.


  • 1 large white or yellow skinned onion, finely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 roasted chicken, meat shredded (about 4 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons dried Mexican oregano
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 20 small tortillas, warmed


  1. Place the oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat, add the onion and cook for 3 minutes until soft.
  2. Add the shredded chicken, oregano and thyme and stir the mixture to combine. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and cook for 5 minutes until warm.
  3. Fill the warm tortillas with the mixture and serve immediately.


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