Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe

Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe is a delicious Mexican taco where meatballs are placed in a crispy taco shell, along with some lip smacking additions like refried beans, cheese and guacamole.

Jyothi Rajesh
Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe
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Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe includes delicious meatballs made of juicy mince chicken mixed with spices and herbs, crispy taco shells, and some lip smacking Mexican flavours like refried beans, cheese, guacamole. 

It is a fabulous dish for any dinner party where these tacos can be served as appetizers or great to be served at a high tea party as well. 

Serve Chicken Meatball Tacos along with Spinach Enchilada for a delicious weekend dinner and end it with a Tres Leches Recipe (Mexican Three Milk Cake).

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mexican recipes such as

  1. Refried Beans and Mushroom Tostada Recipe
  2. Mexican Vegetarian Burrito Bowl Recipe
  3. Bean Spinach And Corn Quesadilla Recipe


Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

45 M


4 Servings


    For the meat balls
  • 250 grams Chicken , minced
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Oil , for deep frying
  • For tacos
  • 8 to 10 Hard taco shells
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese , grated
  • 1/2 cup Refried beans
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream
  • 1/2 cup Guacamole
  • 1 cup Iceberg lettuce , shredded
  • For garnish
  • 2 sprig Spring Onion Greens , as required, chopped
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped

How to make Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe

  1. To begin making the Chicken Meatball Tacos recipe, firstly we will make the meatballs.

  2. To make the meatballs in a mixing bowl, combine the minced chicken along with the green chilli, salt, pepper powder, coriander leaves and  ginger garlic paste. Mix well and bring the mixture together. 

  3. Now roll them between your palms to make small lemon sized meatballs. 

  4. Heat oil for deep frying in a deep fry pan on medium heat. Deep fry the chicken balls on low to medium flame until cooked well. Remove from oil and drain on a kitchen towel.

  5. You can click on each one one of the links below to get the recipes of how to make these elements. You can also buy store bought taco shells to ease the process of making this Taco Recipe.

  6. Hard taco shells - The Homemade Hard Taco Shells Recipe

  7. Homemade refried beans - Homemade Refried Beans Recipe

  8. Homemade sour cream - Homemade Healthy Sour Cream Recipe

  9. Homemade Guacamole - Homemade Guacamole Recipe - Perfect Mexican Guacamole Dip

  10. To assemble the tacos, into the crispy taco shells, place the refried beans mix, chicken meat balls, grated cheese and warm it in preheated oven at 170 degree centigrade until the cheese melts (for about 1 minute or 2).

  11. Once the cheese is melted, remove the tacos from the oven, spread some shredded lettuce leaves, drizzle some sour cream and some guacamole.

  12. Garnish with some spring onions, fresh coriander leaves and serve immediately. 

  13. Serve Chicken Meatball Tacos along with Spinach Enchilada for a delicious weekend dinner and end it with a Tres Leches Recipe (Mexican Three Milk Cake).