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Barbecue Chicken Tacos

These Barbecue chicken tacos are full of flavor and come together easily making them perfect for busy nights.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Barbecue Chicken Tacos
Servings: 10
Calories: 152kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 10 chicken tenders
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 10 Taco shells
  • Your favorite taco toppings


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line an oven safe pan with foil.
  • In a small bowl, mix seasonings.
  • Rinse chicken and pat dry. Rub first with olive oil, then seasoning mix.
  • Place chicken in the foil lined pan and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.
  • Baste chicken with barbecue sauce then place under the broiler on high for 5-7 minutes. Watch carefully so the sauce doesn’t burn.
  • Heat taco shells in the microwave.
  • Slice chicken and place a few strips in the bottom of warmed shells; drizzle with barbecue sauce.
  • Assemble tacos with your favorite toppings.


Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 468mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.5mg