Chicken Tacos For Our Grandchildren

Chicken Tacos

Wow, Monday already! We (hubby and I) are making happy memories with our grandchildren this week. Yes, we have a houseful of energy. We have four of our five sweet grandchildren staying with us for a few days while their parents are out of town. Early mornings, homework and school schedules….Today’s recipe is one of their favorites, Chicken Tacos!

chicken tacos katherines corner

What You need

1 Lb. boneless skinless chicken breast ( cut into bite size pieces

1 Cup chicken stock

4 Tbsp. olive oil

1 Tbsp lime juice

1 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 Cup onion (chopped)

1 Bay leaf

Shells and toppings

Corn tortillas shells

Lettuce (shredded)

Tomatoes (chopped)

Cheddar cheese (grated)

Avocado (sliced)


Sour cream


Large skillet

Before You Start: Prepare all of your toppings

Lets Make It! In a skillet over medium high heat sauté onion in olive oil until tender, add chicken, broth, olive oil, lime juice and Worcestershire sauce. Stir well to combine. Add garlic, onion and bay leaf. Simmer (uncovered) until chicken juice runs clear (when poked with a fork) about 15 to 20 minutes. Spoon into corn tortillas shells and top with your favorite toppings or those listed in the recipe.

Serves 6

What do your children or grandchildren ask for ?


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  1. Chicken tacos are a big favorite of mine. One of the grands prefers chicken nuggets. I’m surprised she hasn’t turned in to one!

  2. I don’t have grandchildren yet, but that recipes sounds wonderfully yummy. I can see why it is one of their favorites.
    I bet Izzy is having fun with so many playmates. :)

  3. Chicken tacos are a favorite at our house as well!! Have a spicy week, Katie!!!

  4. The chicken tacos certainly look yummy Katherine! Have a wonderful time with your grandchildren!

  5. My children (even the grown ones) would love this, chicken tacos are high on their list of delicious. The pics are great, glad you get to enjoy your grandchildren. :)

  6. Have fun with the grandchildren and those soft tacos look delicious :)

  7. Sigh. I am in serious need of grandkids. LOL Have fun, and make lots of sweet memories!

  8. Chicken tacos are the best!

  9. Tacos are my favorite Mexican food! I bet your house was abuzz this weekend with 4 of your grandkids there. I bet they love spending time with you and your husband. If your like me, you’ll be collapsing into a chair and blowing when they leave! HAH

    Have a great time with the grandkids!

  10. What great fun it is for grandchildren to get to stay with Grandma and Grandpa! Have a wonderful week together!
    We love Chicken tacos,and anything Mexican over here at my house! Soft tacos with flour tortillas for the kids. I like the corn tortillas for me. But I also love Tostadas!

  11. I prepare something similar to this with my grandson, and he loves them, too.

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