Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Tacos

Lightly toasted corn tortillas filled with a sweet and savory BBQ chicken, topped with ripe mango cubes, jalapeno, and onions. Finished with a bit of fresh cilantro and lime juice.   K-12 Crediting: 1/4 cup fruit, 4 oz. meat/meat alternative, 1/2 cup vegetable, and 1 oz. grain. 

Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Tacos

Total TimeTotal Time: 15 minutes

ServingsServings: 8 (2 tacos per serving)


2 lbs. cooked shredded chicken

1 cup bottled bbq sauce

4 cups DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts Mango Cubes partially thawed

½ cup finely chopped red onion

2 Tablespoons green onions finely chopped

¼ cup fresh cilantro finely chopped

2 Tablespoons jalapeno minced

2 teaspoons lime zest

32 corn tortillas 6-inch

4 cups iceberg lettuce shredded

Nutrition Facts


  1. In a large bowl, toss reheated shredded chicken with BBQ sauce to coat and set aside.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the mango, red and green onions, cilantro jalapeño and lime zest, toss to blend and set aside either at room temperature or chilled.
  3. On a flat top or in a small skillet, heat the tortillas lightly on both sides until aromatic and slightly toasted.
  4. To build tacos, use two tortillas per taco and fill with roughly 1/4 cup of shredded lettuce, 1/4 cup of chicken and top with 1/4 cup of salsa.

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