Sometimes, it gets quite difficult to decide what to eat? Especially for busy people who have no time for cooking extensive recipes. But hey! No worries, we have come up with a wholesome meal that will make your taste buds go crazy and also alleviate your hunger. So get ready to make your Lunch time whole lot more sizzling and extraordinary by preparing Smokey BBQ Pulled Chicken Tacos.

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Now the best part is you can make this incredibly tantalizing yet fulfilling main course in just 30 minutes with minimal effort by using our core ingredient: precooked Urban Smokehouse BBQ Pulled Chicken and your favourite ready-made corn or flour tortillas.

So, when you are short on time and feeling super hungry, just heat a pack of Urban Smoke BBQ pulled chicken and tortillas, assemble your tacos with your desired veggies, add some taco sauce, and voila! Your easy-to-make tacos are all set to satisfy your craving.

Serving Size: 3-4 | Prep Time: 20 minutes | Assemble Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 pack of BBQ pulled chicken 
  • 1 pack of corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup of diced bell pepper
  • 1 cup of diced cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ cup of chopped red onions
  • ¼ cup of chopped cilantro
  • Pinch of paprika powder
  • 1 cup of black beans
  • 1 cup of dressing; 2 tbsp. sour cream, 1 tbsp. parsley, 1 tbsp. taco seasoning, lime juice, pinch of salt and pepper.
  • 1 cup of soft corn

You can also customize it by adding avocados, pineapple, olives, chopped jalapenos, or pickled cucumber as per your preference.


  1. Heat a pack of precooked BBQ pulled chicken and tortillas. 
  2. Take a large bowl and add olive oil, diced bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, chopped red onions, black beans, soft corn and a pinch of paprika powder.
  3. Mix all these ingredients thoroughly.
  4. Make dressing by adding 2 tbsp. sour cream, 1 tbsp. parsley, 1 tbsp. taco seasoning, lime juice, pinch of salt and pepper in a cup and give it a good mix.
  5. Now assemble your tacos by adding BBQ pulled chicken, 2 dollops of veggie mixture and a spoon of taco dressing in each of them.
  6. For toppings, dust some chopped cilantro and drizzle lime juice on it. 
  7. Ta-da! Tangy, crispy tacos are all set to give you the burst of flavours with every bite.

Nutritional Value: Calories: 286 Kcal  | Carbohydrate: 38 g | Protein: 26 g | Fat: 4 g


1. Mediterranean Tacos: 

Give Mexican tacos a Mediterranean touch by adding tahini sauce instead of typical taco sauce giving it an earthy, nutty and unique flavour. Relish a luxurious and creamy texture of tahini wrapped up in yummy tacos. This perfect cultural fusion of flavours and textures will give you and your loved ones an exciting and unforgettable experience that you guys will cherish for long time.

2. Hot and Spicy Tacos:

Fasten your seatbelts for the most fiery and spicy adventure ahead! Go all crazy with flaming hot tacos; just add a generous dash of hot sauce and some more paprika (you can also use smoke flavoured paprika powder to level up the spice and BBQ flavour). Make it more boldly flavoured by adding some pickled jalapenos. Pair it with zesty salsa sauce.

3. Sweet and Tangy Tacos: 

You can give your tacos a dramatic flavour without making them extremely spicy by adding Iconic tangy mango and pineapple sauce also add some mango and pineapple chunks in your tacos giving them an ultimate sweet and sour taste. Drizzle honey on top and enjoy the flavours of some gourmet festival with every bite.

4. Cheesy Pizza Chicken Tacos: 

Cheese lovers can have classic, thick and creamy experience just by adding mozzarella cheese in their tacos, baking them for 7-10 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.  Dive into the irresistible world of cheese; also add olives giving it a hint of classic pizza flavour.

Frequently Asked Questions:

About Ingredients and Recipe:

What are some side dishes that pair well with these tacos?

Common side dishes include Mexican rice, guacamole, salsa, or a simple side salad. Choose options that complement the flavours of the tacos.

Is there a recommended way to store leftovers?

Store any leftover components separately in airtight containers in the refrigerator. Reheat the pulled chicken and tortillas as needed, and assemble the tacos just before eating.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

While it's best to assemble the tacos just before serving to maintain their freshness and texture, you can prepare components like the dressing and chop veggies in advance to save time.

How do I heat the BBQ pulled chicken and tortillas?

You can heat the pulled chicken on the stovetop or in the microwave until warmed through. For tortillas, you can warm them in a dry skillet or microwave them for a short duration.

Can I use a different type of tortilla?

Absolutely! Feel free to use your preferred type of tortilla, whether it's corn or flour. The choice is yours. 

Can I use a different type of beans instead of black beans?

Certainly! You can substitute black beans with kidney beans, pinto beans, or any other beans you prefer.

Can I make the dressing without sour cream?

Yes, if you prefer a dairy-free option, you can substitute sour cream with plant-based alternatives like coconut yogurt or cashew cream.

What kind of paprika powder is best for this recipe?

About Variations:

What is tahini sauce, and where can I find it?

Tahini sauce is a paste made from ground sesame seeds. It's often found in the condiment or international foods section of grocery stores, or you can make it at home.

Is tahini sauce traditionally used in Mexican cuisine?

No, it's not a traditional Mexican ingredient. This recipe introduces a Mediterranean twist to the classic Mexican taco by incorporating tahini sauce for a unique flavor experience.

Can I make tahini sauce at home, and what ingredients are needed?

Yes, you can make tahini sauce at home using sesame seeds, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and salt. There are many recipes available online for homemade tahini.

How do I balance the flavors of tahini with Mexican spices?

The earthy and nutty flavors of tahini complement the bold and spicy Mexican profile. Adjust the quantity of tahini to your preference and balance with other traditional taco spices like cumin and chili powder.

How do I balance the flavors of tahini with Mexican spices?

The earthy and nutty flavors of tahini complement the bold and spicy Mexican profile. Adjust the quantity of tahini to your preference and balance with other traditional taco spices like cumin and chili powder.

What can I serve as a cooling element alongside these hot tacos?

Consider serving these tacos with cooling elements like sour cream, guacamole, or a simple yogurt-based sauce to balance the heat.

Can I prepare these tacos for a milder palate?

Yes, to make the tacos milder, reduce the amount of hot sauce, choose regular paprika, and use fewer or mild pickled jalapenos.

What side dishes can I serve with these fiery tacos?

Cool and refreshing sides like a cucumber salad, coleslaw, or a citrus-based slaw can complement the heat of the tacos.

Can I use fresh jalapenos instead of pickled ones?

Certainly! Fresh jalapenos can be sliced and added to the tacos for a crisp and fiery kick. Pickled jalapenos, however, provide a tangy element.

What other toppings can enhance the sweet and tangy profile?

Consider adding toppings like shredded coconut, chopped mint, or even a sprinkle of chili powder for an extra kick to complement the sweet and tangy flavors.

What side dishes pair well with these sweet and tangy tacos?

Light and refreshing sides like a cucumber salad, tropical fruit salsa, or a simple mixed green salad can complement the sweet and tangy flavors of the tacos.

Can I make these tacos in a toaster oven?

Yes, a toaster oven can be used to melt the cheese on the tacos. Adjust the cooking time as needed and monitor closely to prevent burning.

Can I bake these tacos in advance and reheat them later?

While it's best to enjoy the tacos fresh out of the oven for the optimal cheesy experience, you can reheat them in the oven or microwave. However, note that the texture of the cheese may differ upon reheating.

What type of mozzarella cheese works best for these tacos?

Any type of mozzarella cheese can be used, such as fresh mozzarella or shredded mozzarella. Choose the one that suits your preference or availability.

Can I use other types of cheese in addition to mozzarella?

Absolutely! You can experiment with different cheese varieties like cheddar, Monterey Jack, or a Mexican cheese blend to create a unique flavor combination.

How can I ensure the mozzarella cheese melts perfectly?

Preheat the oven to the recommended temperature, and make sure the tacos are placed on a baking sheet in a single layer. Baking for 7-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly should result in a gooey and creamy texture.


Can I make these tacos ahead of time?

While the prep and assembly are quick, you can pre-cook the BBQ pulled chicken and prepare the veggie mixture in advance. However, it's recommended to assemble the tacos just before serving to maintain their freshness and texture.

How should I store the leftover BBQ pulled chicken tacos?

Store any leftover assembled tacos in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It's best to keep the components separate and assemble just before eating for optimal taste and texture.

Can I freeze the BBQ pulled chicken for future use?

Yes, the precooked BBQ pulled chicken can be frozen. Store it in a sealed, freezer-safe container for up to three months. Thaw it in the refrigerator before reheating.

How can I reheat the BBQ pulled chicken and tortillas?

Reheat the pulled chicken in a microwave or on the stovetop until warmed through. Tortillas can be warmed in a dry skillet or microwave for a few seconds.

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