Shredded Chicken Tacos

Shredded Chicken Tacos. Photo by Marie Oaks.


  • Two chicken breasts, grilled or boiled until cooked
  • 1/2 cup natural yogurt (no sugar)
  • 12 small corn tortillas

Condiments: Choose one or more of the below to dress up your tacos for an authentic Mexican treat!

  • Escapeche – pickled hot peppers and vegetables (including carrots, onions, potatoes, and cauliflower), a common condiment found on the Mexican table.
  • Green and/or red salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Sliced cucumber and/or onion
  • Sliced radish
  • Pinto beans, in their broth
  • Diced onion
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Minced jalapeño, or other spicy chile
  • Wedges of lime


1. With a knife, shred the chicken breast. Mix the chicken with the yogurt.

2. Warm the corn tortillas on a comal or a stove-top griddle.

3. Add equal amounts of shredded chicken to each tortilla.

Serve, three per plate, with a healthy assortment of condiments.