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

Ingredient List

  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. Build your own Soft Tacos with crispy chicken, cabbage or lettuce, mayonnaise, and then top with Sweet Chili Taco Sauce.