Southwest BBQ Chicken Tacos


Using prepared barbecue sauce and rotisserie chicken, you can have these easy Southwest-inspired chicken tacos on the table in no time at all.

8 tacos


  • 1 cup barbecue sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Southwest seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon hot sauce

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken

  • 8 (6 inch) flour or corn tortillas

  • ½ cup chopped tomatoes

  • ½ cup Borden® Finely Shredded Four Cheese Mexican Shreds

  • ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro

  • Lime wedges, for serving


  1. Combine barbecue sauce, seasoning and hot sauce in a small bowl. Let stand 15 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat until hot.

  3. Add chicken; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until warmed through.

  4. Add barbecue sauce mixture. Cook 3 to 5 minutes more or until chicken is coated and sauce thickens slightly.

  5. Heat tortillas according to package directions.

  6. Spoon chicken mixture evenly onto the center of each tortilla.

  7. Top each taco evenly with tomatoes, Borden® Queso Fresco Fresh Crumbling Cheese and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.


Serve tacos with additional toppings, if desired, such as chopped red onion or jalapeño slices.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

626 Calories
26g Fat
58g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 626
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 1457mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 112mg 9%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 548mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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