Garlic Chicken Tacos Recipe

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Ryan Published: February 2, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Garlic Chicken Tacos

These 30-minute garlic chicken tacos are made with a tender chicken- cilantro salsa mix that’s stuffed in soft tortillas, for a delectably filling meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 4garlic cloves,minced
  • 1lbchicken tenderloins,diced
  • ½onion,diced
  • ½red bell pepper,diced
  • 15ozblack beans,(½ can), rinsed and drained
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro,chopped, or to taste
  • ½cupchunky salsa
  • 4large flour tortillas,or as needed
  • ¼cupMexican cheese blend,shredded, or to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, then sauté the garlic for about 1 minute until fragrant.

  2. Add the chicken, then cook and stir for about 5 to 7 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink in the center.

  3. Mix the onion, red bell pepper, black beans, and cilantro into the chicken, then sauté for about 5 minutes until onion is tender. Stir the salsa into the chicken mixture for about 1 to 2 minutes until heated through.

  4. Spoon the chicken mixture into tortillas and top with Mexican cheese blend.

  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 930.99kcal
  • Fat: 30.31g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.92g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 119.17g
  • Fiber: 20.45g
  • Sugar: 6.93g
  • Protein: 47.59g
  • Cholesterol: 54.91mg
  • Sodium: 1255.73mg
  • Calcium: 328.35mg
  • Potassium: 2071.09mg
  • Iron: 8.96mg
  • Vitamin A: 56.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 22.88mg
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