3-Ingredient Chicken Ranch Tacos Recipe: Taco Night in Less Than 20 Minutes by Donna John

3-Ingredient Chicken Ranch Tacos Recipe: Taco Night in Less Than 20 Minutes

Have leftover chicken? With this easy chicken tacos recipe, you can have a kid- and adult-friendly dinner on the table in minutes. This chicken taco recipe is so easy, it just may change your life (or at least how you think about dinner).

To make these three-ingredient chicken ranch tacos you will need cooked, shredded chicken, a packet of dry taco seasoning and ranch salad dressing. The chicken, taco seasoning and ranch are simply warmed together in a skillet. The taco seasoning and ranch dressing combine to make a flavorful coating on the chicken.

Serve this easy chicken recipe with your favorite taco toppings. We like shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, chopped tomatoes, pico de gallo, avocado, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, ranch dressing and serrano and avocado sauce. These tacos are also delicious with no toppings at all!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 3 to 4


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Here's how to make it:

  1. Add the chicken and dry taco seasoning mix to a skillet (do not add water). Cook for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the ranch dressing and cook about 3 to 4 minutes more. Spoon into shells or onto tortillas and add desired toppings.

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Donna John
I used the leftover chicken for a taco salad for lunch the next day. You can't ask for an easier recipe!
Elisa Schmitz
So delish, Donna John ! My kind of meal!!
Donna John
I have leftover chicken! Making these tonight! But even if you don't have leftover chicken, this recipe is still fast. Just pan-sear a couple boneless chicken breasts or thighs, which takes no time, cool a minute and shred. Done!
Debra Ferrie
YUM! And can add any leftovers veggies you have too! I've done it
Donna John
Great idea! This is one of our favorites. So easy!

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