Weight Watchers Street Tacos

12 tacos
15 min

If you’re looking for a quick and delicious meal that’s perfect for a casual dinner or a fun gathering with friends, look no further than chicken weight watchers street tacos. This recipe is packed with flavor and is incredibly easy to make.

The tender, juicy shredded chicken is seasoned with a blend of Mexican spices and served on warm tortillas. These tacos are sure to be a hit with everyone at the table. They’re versatile enough to be customized to your taste preferences.

So let’s dive into the details of this mouthwatering healthy street taco recipe!

easy weeknight dinner street tacos recipe with chicken

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Which tortilla is best for ww street tacos?

When it comes to choosing the best tortilla for tacos, it largely depends on personal preference. Here are some popular options:

  1. Corn tortillas: Corn tortillas are a classic choice for tacos, especially in Mexican cuisine. They have a slightly nutty flavor and a slightly chewy texture that pairs well with savory fillings like shredded chicken, beef, or pork. They’re also gluten-free, making them a great option for those with dietary restrictions.
  2. Flour tortillas: Flour tortillas are a popular choice and are known for their soft, chewy texture. They have a mild flavor that complements a wide variety of fillings, from grilled vegetables to fish and seafood.
  3. Whole wheat tortillas: For a healthier option, whole wheat tortillas are a great choice. They’re made with whole wheat flour, which adds a nutty flavor and a chewy texture. They’re also higher in fiber and protein than regular flour tortillas.

Ultimately, the best tortilla for tacos is one that complements the flavors and textures of your filling while also satisfying your personal taste preferences.

Side dishes for Taco Tuesday

When it comes to serving tacos, there are a variety of side dishes for tacos. Here are some popular options:

  • Healthy Salsa Recipe
  • Weight Watchers Mango Salsa
  • Pasta Primavera Salad in a Jar
  • Homemade Guacamole Recipe

How to make healthy street tacos

To make this easy and delicious weight watchers street tacos recipe. Start by chopping lettuce into shreds and setting it aside. Next, add shredded chicken, cumin, onion, chili powder, and a little water to a medium skillet.

shredded chicken street tacos recipe
cooking shredded chicken with taco spices for street taco

Stir everything together and heat the mixture over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Stir often to ensure that the chicken is heated through and evenly coated in the seasonings.

Once the chicken is cooked and seasoned to perfection, it’s time to assemble your tacos.

tortilla shells for street tacos recipe
adding shredded chicken to tortilla shells for chicken street taco

Fill each taco shell with a generous helping of the shredded chicken. Top with a handful of shredded lettuce and a sprinkling of cheese.

chicken and lettuce on taco shell for weight watchers street tacos recipe
cheddar cheese on top of chicken and lettuce on taco shell for healthy street tacos

Top it all off with your favorite taco toppings and enjoy your tasty and satisfying chicken street tacos!

ww street taco recipe with chicken
Weight watchers street taco toppings to try

There are countless delicious toppings that you can use to dress up your street tacos. Here are some popular options:

  1. Cilantro: Fresh cilantro adds a bright flavor to tacos and pairs well with a variety of fillings.
  2. Lime: A squeeze of fresh lime juice adds a tangy, citrusy flavor that can help balance out the richness of meat or beans.
  3. Salsa: Whether it’s a mild pico de gallo or a spicy habanero salsa, adding a spoonful of your favorite salsa can add a burst of flavor and texture to your tacos.
  4. Guacamole: Creamy, rich guacamole is a classic topping for tacos and can be made with ripe avocados, lime juice, and a variety of seasonings.
  5. Onions: Whether you prefer diced red onions or sliced white onions, adding onions to your tacos can add a subtle sweetness and a bit of crunch.
  6. Radishes: Thinly sliced radishes add a refreshing crunch and a slightly peppery flavor that complements spicy fillings like carne asada.
  7. Cotija cheese: This crumbly, salty cheese is a popular topping for street tacos and can add a tangy, savory flavor to your dish.

These are just a few suggestions. Feel free to experiment with different toppings to find your own favorite combinations!

V egetable Sides for Tacos can help you complete your menu plan!

Weight Watchers Street Tacos
Recipe details
  • 12  tacos
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 5 Minutes Total time: 15 min
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  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ cup water
  • 12 soft street taco shells
  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese

Chop the lettuce into shreds.
Add the chicken, seasonings, and water to a medium skillet.
Stir, and heat over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring often to heat the chicken through.
Add chicken, lettuce, and cheese to the taco shells.
  • You can use whatever chicken you want. Some ideas: Shred leftover rotisserie chicken, or bake chicken breasts and shred.
Michele Brosius
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