ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS

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Rotisserie Chickens are the best grocery grab for putting an easy and quick meal together! Add Rotisserie to Taco Night and they make the perfect solution for every Crazy Busy Mama on a crazy busy night!

In the chaotic whirlwind of everyday life, juggling work, family, and countless responsibilities, finding moments of simplicity and joy becomes essential. Enter taco night – a cherished tradition that transcends mere mealtime and becomes a beacon of comfort and connection for every crazy busy mama. Here’s why taco night is the perfect remedy for the hustle and bustle of modern motherhood.

  1. Versatility: Tacos offer a versatile canvas for culinary creativity. From traditional beef or chicken fillings to vegetarian or even seafood options, there's something to satisfy every palate. Busy mamas can customize toppings to suit individual preferences, accommodating picky eaters and adventurous foodies alike with ease.
  2. Efficiency: With hectic schedules and limited time, efficiency is key for busy moms. Taco night delivers with its simple preparation and assembly. With pre-cooked protein options, pre-made salsa, and a variety of store-bought or homemade taco seasoning blends, dinner can be on the table in a matter of minutes, freeing up precious time for other activities or much-needed relaxation.
  3. Family Bonding: Taco night fosters a sense of togetherness and bonding within the family. Assembling tacos together encourages teamwork and collaboration, providing an opportunity for meaningful conversations and shared experiences. Whether it's reminiscing about the day's events or discussing upcoming plans, taco night becomes a cherished ritual that strengthens family ties.
  4. Minimal Cleanup: Let's face it – nobody wants to spend hours scrubbing pots and pans after a long day. Taco night minimizes cleanup with its one-pan wonders. With disposable plates or easy-to-clean serving dishes, busy mamas can enjoy a delicious meal without the added stress of a mountain of dishes waiting in the sink.
  5. Kid-Friendly: Tacos are inherently kid-friendly, making them a go-to option for busy moms with little ones. The interactive nature of taco assembly appeals to children, encouraging them to explore new flavors and textures in a fun and engaging way. Plus, with customizable toppings, parents can sneak in extra veggies or introduce new ingredients without the usual resistance.
  6. Budget-Friendly: In the quest to balance the family budget, taco night reigns supreme as a budget-friendly option. With simple, affordable ingredients readily available at any grocery store, taco night allows busy mamas to feed their families delicious meals without breaking the bank. From budget-conscious ground beef tacos to gourmet shrimp tacos, there's a budget-friendly option to suit every taste.
  7. Stress Relief: Amidst the chaos of everyday life, taco night provides a moment of respite and stress relief for busy mamas. The act of preparing and enjoying a simple, satisfying meal can be incredibly therapeutic, offering a much-needed break from the demands of work and family responsibilities. With a belly full of tacos and a heart full of contentment, even the craziest of days can end on a high note.

In conclusion, taco night is not just a meal – it's a cherished tradition that brings joy, simplicity, and connection to the lives of every crazy busy mama. With its versatility, efficiency, and ability to foster family bonding, taco night is the perfect remedy for the hustle and bustle of modern motherhood. So gather your loved ones, grab a taco shell, and savor the moments of togetherness that taco night brings.

Here is how I put together these easy and delicious ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS.

Ingredients: ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 rotisserie chicken deboned
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 cups mexican cheese blend or monterey jack
  • any desired toppings- we love tomatoes, lettuce, cilantro and avocado and love to squeeze fresh lime juice on top

Instructions: ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS

  • Preheat Oven to 425
  • Debone rotisserie chicken and place meat in the bowl
  • Add seasonings and tomato paste and water to the bowl and mix well.
  • Grab street size corn tortillas and put olive oil on the shells
  • Now fill those shells with chicken mixture
  • In a 9X13 oven safe dish, place those filled shells
  • Fill 9X13 dish full of tacos and place cheese in each one – as little or as much as you desire.
  • Bake at 425 for 15-20 mins
  • Prepare and chop desired toppings – we love tomatoes, lettuce, cilantro and avocado and love to squeeze fresh lime juice on top
  • Once Tacos are heated through take them out of the oven and add desired toppings that you have prepared.
Side Idea:

These ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS pair nicely with a fresh pico and chips!


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Crazy Busy Mama Tip:

Rotisserie chickens are a must grab when you are at the grocery store for easy and quick dinner time recipes. I always grab an extra and debone and put in freezer safe bag to use for a future quick dinner on a crazy busy night. You can safely freeze for up to 3 months, just make sure you label the bag so you know what it is.

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Video Tutorial: ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS

For those who love a step by step video tutorial, here is one for you!

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ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS

            ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS

            ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS
            5 from 2 votes
            Prep Time 10 minutes
            20 minutes
            Total Time 30 minutes
            Course dinner
            Cuisine Mexican
            Servings 6
            Calories 448 kcal

            Ingredients
              

            • 12 corn tortillas
            • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
            • 1 rotisserie chicken deboned
            • 1 tsp paprika
            • 1 1/2 tbsp cumin
            • 1 tbsp garlic powder
            • 1 tbsp onion powder
            • 1 cup water
            • 6 tbsp tomato paste
            • 2 cups mexican cheese blend or monterey jack
            • any desired toppings- we love tomatoes, lettuce, cilantro and avocado and love to squeeze fresh lime juice on top

            Instructions
             

            • Preheat Oven to 425
            • Debone rotisserie chicken and place meat in the bowl
            • Add seasonings and tomato paste and water to the bowl and mix well.
            • Grab street size corn tortillas and put olive oil on the shells
            • Now fill those shells with chicken mixture
            • In a 9X13 oven safe dish, place those filled shells
            • Fill 9X13 dish full of tacos and place cheese in each one – as little or as much as you desire.
            • Bake at 425 for 15-20 mins
            • Prepare and chop desired toppings – we love tomatoes, lettuce, cilantro and avocado and love to squeeze fresh lime juice on top
            • Once Tacos are heated through take them out of the oven and add desired toppings that you have prepared.

            Video

            Notes

            If you desire crunchier tacos, you can bake the shells with olive oil on them on 425 for about 3-5 minutes before building the shells with meat mixture. 

            Nutrition

            Serving: 2gCalories: 448kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 40gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 125mgSodium: 737mgPotassium: 349mgFiber: 5gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 681IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 258mgIron: 2mg
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            Comments5

            1. Chicken tacos look scrumptious ! I will definitely give them a try as well as chk Alfredo another fav ! Sorry late in reply, life
              kinda hectic right now, and I’m over here in
              the fast lane.

            2. Hi CBM !!! Had a major meltdown prior to Thanksgiving ’23 lasted through the first mo. of ’24. Back on my feet taking it slow now that I’m in another decade priorities have shifted and living life as always, putting God first.

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