Chicken Poblano Sweet Potato Tacos. Gluten Free, Quick and Easy Dinner.

Chicken Poblano Sweet Potato Tacos

Chicken Tacos sauteed with red onion, poblano chilies, and sweet potatoes seasoned with Mexican spices and topped with chipotle cream.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken sweet potato tacos
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 415 kcal
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey


  • 2 Tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1 lb. Chicken Breasts diced into bite size pieces
  • 1 Red Onion diced
  • 1 Poblano Pepper also called Pasilla
  • 1 large or 2 small Sweet Potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 12 Corn Tortillas (such as Tortilla Land uncooked)
  • 2 cups Pepper Jack or Monterrey Jack Cheese grated

Chipotle Cream:

  • 1 cup Sour Cream (or Mayo if you want to be dairy-free)
  • 3-4 Chipotle Peppers in Adobe Sauce diced
  • 1 Lime juiced


  1. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan then chicken, onion, poblano chilies, and sweet potatoes. Season with salt, pepper, cumin, and garlic powder. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is no longer pink and the vegetables are soft and caramelized, about 12-15 minutes. Season more to taste.
  2. Heat frying pan over medium heat. Cook uncooked corn tortillas according to package instructions. Top with cheese and heat until melted. Repeat. Cover with foil to keep warm.
  3. In small bowl, mix together sour cream or mayo, chipotle peppers, and lime juice or blend together in blender.
  4. Top each tortilla with chicken poblano sweet potato mixture. Drizzle with chipotle cream. Optional: can top with pico de gallo.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Poblano Sweet Potato Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 415 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 855mg37%
Potassium 606mg17%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 3715IU74%
Vitamin C 23.1mg28%
Calcium 381mg38%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.