These ground chicken tacos are one of my absolute favorite low carb meals!
They’re great for low carb meal prep and so easy to make, taking only 10 minutes to cook up into zesty perfection. Put your taste buds on high alert for these tantalizing ground chicken tacos!
It’s one of those low carb chicken recipes that’s bursting with yummy, robust flavors. The chicken is so juicy, its crazy! Some low carb ground chicken meals can turn out parched and yucky, but fear not my friends, this keto chicken recipes full of moist and juicy deliciousness.
Ground chicken tacos are versatile and delicious, making them one of the best low carb foods in your master list of low carb recipes.
Now that your mouth is watering, let’s get started!
How To Make Ground Chicken Tacos
This ground chicken tacos recipe is one of my favorite weeknight meals. It’s so easy to make! When I sink my teeth into the first bite, the rest of the world seems to stop so I can enjoy the rich, deep flavors!
Here’s all you need to know for taco perfection:
Start by adding the veggie oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Wait until the oil starts shimmering in the pan.
Add the onion and sauté until it softens, which should take about 5 minutes. Sautéing veggies before adding them to a dish helps release their aromatic flavor for a more balanced and slightly sweet profile, sure to enhance the taste of your meal.
Stir in the taco seasoning and toast the spices for about 2 minutes, until they become fragrant. Toasting the spices helps coax out their essential oils and deepens their flavors. This step is very important to the success of your dish.
Add ground chicken and brown while breaking up chunks with the back of your spoon, or edge of your spatula.
Add tomato sauce and remaining ingredients, and stir well to coat chicken evenly. Cook uncovered for about 10 minutes allowing the sauce to thicken to your liking.
Pro Tip: Chicken is much lower in fat than beef, so cooking it in the tomato sauce prevents the chicken from becoming dry. Chicken loves tomato sauce, and using it will reward you with a moist, succulent dish!
Serve with a low carb tortilla or low carb tortilla chips and your favorite toppings. Relax, and enjoy as this is a warm, scrumptious dish that’ll satisfy your soul!
Psst — you can try making ground chicken tacos crockpot style for those busy weeknight dinners!
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Chicken Tacos Recipe Note for Low Carb-ers!
Making these ground chicken tacos calls for taco seasoning, so I wanted to quickly point out that many store-bought brands of taco seasonings include added sugar. If you’re following a low carb meal plan or a ketogenic diet, try my low carb taco seasoning recipe, for an extremely delicious alternative!
Chicken Taco Toppings – For Low Carb Tacos / Regular
Low carb tacos must be on your low carb food list, because who doesn’t love tacos?!
They make one of the best low carb lunches on the low carb shopping list. If you need more great low carb lunch ideas, you can use this recipe to make a tantalizing low carb taco salad that’ll leave you begging for more!
Here are some of the best toppings for low carb tacos or low carb taco salad:
- Cheddar Cheese
- Sour Cream (full-fat)
- Fresh cilantro
- Shredded lettuce
- Red onions or fresh peppers (chopped)
- Lime juice
Shall I continue? Just talking about these flavor packed ground chicken tacos is making my stomach growl!
Regular or Keto Tacos Serving Suggestions
These keto tacos are the ultimate keto chicken dish of all time! The juicy robust flavors dance in your mouth, while the fragrance gently awakens your senses.
- Serve keto ground chicken tacos over rice or even cauliflower rice for some incredible keto lunches.
- You can also serve these in a tortilla or a low carb tortilla with your favorite toppings, to create a masterpiece fit for a king!
- Or, opt for a low carb taco salad and serve with low carb tortilla chips for another option to add to your low carb meal plan. A quick splash of lime juice literally brings your low carb taco salad to life!
There is really no end to the number of ways you can serve these incredible keto tacos!
Can You Turn This Recipe Into Ground Turkey Tacos?
Ab-so-lutely! You can most certainly use this recipe to make ground turkey tacos. Just remember that turkey is also a low-fat meat, so you’ll want to cook your turkey in the tomato sauce to make your ground turkey tacos moist and succulent.
Also, be sure to sauté your veggies and spices!
More Ground Chicken Recipes
Here are some more delicious ground chicken recipes that are just a little tweaking away from our flavor packed ground chicken tacos. These ground chicken recipes are dynamic, full-flavored dishes that you’re going to love!
- Ground chicken meatballs
- Ground chicken burgers
- Ground chicken meatloaf
- Ground chicken chili
- Ground chicken casserole
- Chicken Bolognese
Ground Chicken Tacos Recipe
Low carb meal prep is a breeze with these flavor packed ground chicken tacos because they’re so versatile! You can go from regular tacos to ground chicken tacos crockpot style without sacrificing any of the incredible flavor this dish has to offer.
Try it for yourself and let me know your thoughts in the comments below!
Ground Chicken Tacos
- Add veggie oil to a large skillet over medium heat.
- Once shimmering, add the onion, and cook until it softens, about 5 minutes.
- Stir in taco seasoning and toast these spices until they become fragrant, about 2 minutes.
- Add ground chicken and cook until it browns, breaking up with the back of your spoon as you cook.
- Add tomato sauce, vinegar, salt and pepper and cook uncovered for about 10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened to your liking.
- Serve with tortillas and your favorite toppings, and enjoy!