Easy Chicken Tacos

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 - 25 minutes
Total time: 20 to 30 minutes
Servings: 1


  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup white rice
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 6-inch flour tortillas
  • ¼ cup shredded cheese of choice (pepper jack, cheddar, or can use a nondairy option such as Violife)
  • ½ cup shredded rotisserie chicken breast, skin removed
  • Mild chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste (optional)


  1. In saucepan over high heat, bring water to a boil. Add rice, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until tender, about 15-25 minutes.
  2. Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Place tortillas on skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle with cheese and then top evenly with rice and chicken. Sprinkle with seasonings, if desired. Cook until filling is warm and tortilla starts to brown, about 3 minutes.
  3. Transfer tacos to plate, roll, and serve.
* Adapted from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center