Classic Crispy Chicken Soft Tacos Recipe

Crispy Chicken Soft Tacos

This Old El Paso™ recipe makes 10 Classic Crispy Chicken Soft Tacos. Using our Crispy Chicken Soft Taco Kit and mayonnaise topping, it’s an irresistible Mexican dish and a family favourite. Simply serve with fresh coriander, shredded lettuce or cabbage and Sweet Chili Taco Sauce.
  • Total Time 30 Minutes
  • Spice Level Mild
  • Ingredients 6


  • 1 Old El Paso™ Soft Taco Kit Crispy Chicken
  • 500g thinly sliced chicken fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Shredded cabbage or lettuce
  • Fresh chopped coriander
  • Mayonnaise to serve


  • Preheat oven to 220°C conventional (200°C fan forced). Toss chicken and oil in a bowl. Add Crispy Chicken Spice Mix and toss until chicken is lightly coated. Place coated chicken in single layer on a baking paper-lined oven tray and bake in oven for 15 - 20 minutes or until golden and crisp. Combine shredded cabbage or lettuce with the coriander. Pan fry method - Heat oil in frying pan until very hot and cook chicken until golden and crisp.
  • For warm Soft Tacos open Soft Taco pouch, discard Freshness Sachet. Microwave Soft Tacos in pouch on HIGH/1100 watts/100% power for 35 seconds* or remove from pouch, wrap in foil and heat in oven at 180°C conventional (160°C fan forced) for 10 minutes. *Times may vary depending on microwave wattage. Decrease time for fewer Soft Tacos. Increase time if using a microwave oven lower than 1100 watts
  • Build your own Soft Tacos with crispy chicken, cabbage or lettuce, mayonnaise, and then top with Sweet Chili Taco Sauce.