Pulled Chicken Taco

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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Ready in: 50 mins
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
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Pulled Chicken Taco

Simple and quick chicken tacos made with succulent chicken legs.


  • 2 tbsp any oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 150mls chicken stock
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp heaped tomato puree
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 slow roasted chicken legs, warm, not overcooked or dry, I tend to pot roast for this dish
  • For the Tacos
  • 4 wheat flour tacos
  • sour cream
  • finely chopped red onion
  • 1 lime cut into wedges

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  • Heat the oil then add the onion, garlic and chilli flakes, then cook over a high heat to colour nicely.
  • Next add the chicken stock, paprika, tomato puree and fresh tomatoes and cook down until you have a tick coating sauce. Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Using two forks pull the warm flesh and skin away from the bone and rake into shreds, the add to the sauce and mix well.
  • Pile onto the tacos and top with a blob of sour cream, onion and a squeeze of fresh lime.

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