Easy chicken recipes are the goal right now. Taco nights are also increasing over here since they are simple, versatile, and tasty.
Chicken ranch tacos will now be in our meal rotation permanently. Adding ranch seasoning to shredded chicken adds so much flavor.
Shredded chicken tacos are always good, but the tangy flavor of ranch brings them to another level.
I think I will make a double-decker taco pizza using this shredded chicken with ranch filling next time!
Easy Chicken Tacos Recipe with Ranch
This chicken tacos recipe is incredibly easy. All you are really doing is adding a packet of ranch seasoning.
Have you ever seen one of those memes about midwesterners and ranch dressing? I’ve seen ones that say something about people in the midwest sitting on their front porches sipping on ranch dressing. Pretty sure that will be exactly me soon!
I’ve always loved ranch dressing, but lately, I put it on everything. Fitting the midwestern stereotype perfectly and loving every minute of it, you can always find ranch dressing mix in my cabinet! From salads to dips to appetizers like veggie pinwheels, ranch makes everything taste better!
If ranch isn’t your thing, try this Mexican Shredded Chicken Casserole for another family favorite. This would even go great in addition to the tacos.
Chicken ranch taco ingredients
(Exact measurements in the recipe card below)
- Shredded chicken: I like to use leftover rotisserie chicken sometimes.
- Taco seasoning: Store-bought or DIY taco seasoning mix recipe.
- Dry ranch dressing mix
- Chicken broth
- Soft or hard taco shells: We also use the low-carb tortillas when we are on the keto diet.
- Shredded cheese
- Chopped avocado
- Sour cream
- Any of your favorite taco toppings
How to make chicken ranch tacos
Cook and shred your chicken however you choose. I use a slow cooker most of the time.
Add shredded chicken, taco seasoning, and ranch seasoning to a large skillet.
Add in the broth and mix well.
Heat over medium-low heat until the mixture is hot and most of the liquid is evaporated.
Serve in your choice of taco shell and top with your favorite toppings.
Notes: Swap the shredded chicken for ground chicken, ground turkey, or ground beef.
Use your favorite type of shredded cheese and additional toppings. This taco recipe is very versatile and feel free to tweak it to your liking or to fit what you have on hand.
I like to use low-carb tortillas to keep this taco recipe more keto friendly.
For dessert, make this easy fried ice cream recipe!
- 1 lb chicken, cooked and shredded
- 1 packet taco seasoning
- 1 packet dry ranch dressing mix
- 1 cup chicken broth
- soft or hard taco shells
- shredded cheese
- chopped avocado
- sour cream
- any of your favorite taco toppings
- In a large skillet, add chicken, taco and ranch seasoning. Add broth and mix well. Heat over medium low heat until hot and most of the liquid is evaporated.
- Serve in a shell with your favorite toppings.
Serves 4-6 people. A serving of taco meat is technically 2 oz, but I think most of us pile on more than that!
Prep time does not include cooking and shredding the chicken.
You can substitute the shredded chicken for ground turkey, ground chicken, or even ground beef.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 481Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 123mgSodium: 1641mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 6gSugar: 4gProtein: 35g
Nutrition facts are an estimate only.
Easy chicken recipes to make
- Parmesan crusted chicken that even picky eaters love.
- Chicken pasta bake for a filling and delicious dinner.
- Chicken stuffed with bacon and spinach that’s easy to keep low-carb.
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Do you like ranch dressing as much as I do?
Please let me know how you and your family like these chicken ranch tacos.