Creamy shredded chicken tacos

Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 5 minutes Total Time 10 minutes
Serves 3-4 servings     adjust servings

A creamy sauce coats shredded chicken in this 10-minute taco dinner!


  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken (homemade or from a rotisserie chicken)
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (I use non-fat)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning (homemade or store bought)
  • Optional: a few shakes of hot sauce for a little kick
  • For serving: whole wheat flour tortillas (see notes)
  • Optional toppings: avocado slices, black olives, green onions, chopped tomatoes, cilantro, more salsa, more shredded cheddar cheese, more Greek yogurt (or sour cream)


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan over low heat and heat for 3-5 minutes. You don’t want to heat up the yogurt too much, just want to get everything mixed and melty and warm.
  2. Serve in soft or hard shells with your favorite toppings. We like lots of spinach, some extra cheddar cheese and more salsa. Or serve it over brown rice as a taco bowl. Divine!

Recipe Notes

I use soft tortillas because I can warm them in the microwave while the chicken mixture simmers to make it a true 10-minute dinner. You could also serve this in soft or hard taco shells, or over brown rice with your favorite taco toppings. Or serve the chicken mixture as a dip with tortilla chips. Or just eat it with a spoon. It's pretty much delicious any way you go.

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