Sloppy Chicken Tacos Sloppy Chicken Tacos

Sloppy Chicken Tacos | Food styling by Ashley Denton | Prop styling by Madeleine Johari Image by: Jodi Pudge

Switch up the toppings on these saucy tacos depending on what you’ve got in your fridge, or try this recipe with ground pork instead of chicken. For a true retro vibe, top with iceberg lettuce and shredded Cheddar.

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Total time 20 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings


Cilantro Lime Sour Cream:


Cilantro Lime Sour Cream: In small bowl, stir together sour cream, cilantro and lime juice; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Tacos: In large nonstick skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; cook chicken, breaking up with spoon, until no longer pink, about 4 minutes. Scrape into bowl. Set aside.

In same pan, heat remaining oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, cumin, coriander, paprika, pepper and 1/4 cup water; bring to simmer. Stir in chicken. 

Divide chicken mixture among taco shells. Top with Cilantro Lime Sour Cream, carrot and cabbage.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 7 g
  • Sodium 940 mg
  • Sugars 10 g
  • Protein 26 g
  • Calories 517
  • Total fat 29 g
  • Potassium 578 mg
  • Cholesterol 97 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 38 g


  • Iron 24
  • Folate 28
  • Calcium 14
  • Vitamin A 60
  • Vitamin C 43
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