The Best Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos You’ll Ever Have

Recipes, Tacos

The idea came to us late on a Sunday night.  Just a couple of hungry guys planning out their Monday lunch. What could make a Monday a good day again, they said to themselves. These Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos were the answer and they won’t let you down either.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos
Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos
Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos

Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos

Course Main Dish
Keyword Bacon, Chicken, Ranch
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 people

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs Chick Breasts
  • 32 oz Chicken Broth
  • 12 oz Bacon or one package
  • 3/4 cup Ranch Dressing
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomattoes halved
  • 1/4 cup chives dried, or freshly chopped
  • 1 tbsp dill weed
  • 24 Small flour torillas
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar and Monetary Jack Cheese shredded

Instructions

Crock Pot

  1. Combine 3 lbs of chicken breast and 32 oz of chicken broth to crockpot. Cook for 6 hours.

After the chicken is done

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon to the desired crispy-ness. While cooking the bacon, move the chicken to a bowl and shred using a fork.

  2. Place bacon on a paper towel covered plate to remove excess grease. Chop bacon split into two piles.

  3. Turn Broiler on High

  4. In the bowl with the chicken, combine ranch, one pile of bacon, dillweed, onion powder, and chives. Mix together.

  5. Either remove the excess bacon fat from the skillet or keep it for extra bacon flavor. If keeping the bacon fat, add the chicken mixture and mix until fully incorporated.

  6. Spread the mixture in the skillet until the top is even. Take have of your cheese and sprinkle across the top. Add the some of the bacon on top of the cheese in the center for a nice look. Finally, add your halved cherry tomatoes. 

  7. Add skillet to the oven in the center of the rack. Broil until the cheese starts to turn brown. Remove the skillet from the oven and top it off with some of the chives, saving the rest for serving.

  8. Serve with the remaining bacon, cheese, and chives on the side.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos
Chicken Bacon Ranch Tacos

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