Cheddar BBQ Chicken Oven Tacos


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Cheddar BBQ Chicken Oven Tacos recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen

Sharp cheddar, spicy barbecue sauce and tender chunks of chicken are piled on top of soft tortillas to make this quick and easy meal.

My kids went crazy over these tacos and I have to admit that I loved them too. The sharp cheddar cheese was an awesome addition to our favorite barbecue chicken!

Cheddar BBQ Chicken Oven Tacos recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen

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Cheddar BBQ Chicken Oven Tacos

Servings: 8 small tacos, about 4 servings


  • 8 6" tortillas, corn or flour
  • 2 cups worth of cooked chicken chopped into 1/2" pieces
  • ½ - 3/4 cup barbecue sauce I used this homemade sauce recipe recipe
  • 2 cups freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Optional toppings: chopped lettuce tomatoes, green onions, sour cream


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the chopped chicken in a medium size bowl and pour barbecue sauce over it. Stir to coat. Spread the tortillas across a couple of baking sheets. Scoop the saucy chicken over the tortillas and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until the chicken is hot and the cheese has melted. Enjoy!
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Mary Younkin

Mary Younkin

Hi, I’m Mary. I’m the author, cook, photographer, and travel lover behind the scenes here at Barefeet In The Kitchen. I'm also the author of three cookbooks dedicated to making cooking from scratch as simple as possible.

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  1. PJ says

    I will for sure, make this but will not use cheddar cheese. I will sub it out for Bleu Cheese, the only cheese that goes on Chicken, even with a BBQ sauce 🙂 (Yes, I’m from Buffalo)