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Chicken Taco Melts

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 8

A tender, flaky biscuit wraps around your favorite chicken taco fillings in an easy, flavor-packed hot sandwich. MORE + LESS -

Girl Who Ate Everything
March 8, 2017

Ingredients

1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
2/3
cup water
1/4
cup Sriracha sauce
1
pound chicken, cooked and shredded
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Refrigerated Biscuits (any variety)
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mexican cheese blend (4 ounce)
1
cup sour cream, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2
    In medium saucepan, cook taco seasoning mix, water, 1/4 cup of the Sriracha sauce and cooked chicken until thickened.
  • 3
    Press each biscuit into 6-inch round. Fill each with taco mixture and 1 tablespoon cheese. Fold dough over filling and press to seal. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with cheese and sour cream.
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • It's taco night over here and instead of the usual ground beef in taco shells, we're making Chicken Taco Melts using Grands! biscuits! Whenever I cook chicken for a meal, I always make extra and freeze it for a fast weeknight dinner. These Chicken Taco Melts are perfect for using up some shredded chicken. People think that taco seasoning is just for beef, but it tastes great with chicken as well for a lighter option. There are no rules here; you can use whatever taco fillings you love and wrap them in buttery biscuits with some cheese. For example, these Chicken Taco Melts are spiced up with some Sriracha sauce, which is so not along the Mexican line but adds a unique twist of hotness and flavor. You could add some black beans, cream cheese, or olives...anything goes! When they've finished they will be nice and golden brown and ready to eat. These totally look like they took forever to make but they're so incredibly easy!
  • If your fam loves tacos, try some of these dishes with taco flavor in fun new forms!

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