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Taco Wonton Cups With Salsa Verde Chicken

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Taco Wonton Cups are wonton wrappers baked in a muffin tin and filled with your favorite Taco combinations. I’m filling these with my Easy Salsa Verde Chicken.

Up close view of taco wonton topped with lettuce, tomato, and a jalapeno.

These bite size, crispy wonton cups are great for a build your own taco night, and since they are small everyone can try different combinations. 

The wonton cups are easy to make and healthier since they are baked instead of fried.  There’s also no need to cut the wrappers since they fit perfectly in the muffin tin. Try this recipe for Wonton Guacamole Cups.

Ingredients

Muffin Tin– Regular or Mini size will work. If you use a mini one, there won’t be as much room for fillings. 

Baked wonton wrapper in muffin tin.

Spray Oil– I used avocado oil spray, but any oil spray would work. You can also use a pastry brush and oil. 

Wonton Wrappers– You can find wonton wrappers in the refrigerator section of the grocery store. They are typically in the same area with tofu and other Asian foods.

Overhead view of taco cups on a wire baking rack.

Preheat your oven to 350 F, and spray or brush the muffin tin with oil. 

Place a wonton wrapper in the center of the muffin tin and gently press it down. Repeat till all the tins are filled and bake for 8-10 minutes. 

Keep an eye on them after 8 minutes, because these can over bake quickly.

Taco Fillings

The options are endless with these, but I’m sharing 2 filling options that my family loves. 

Salsa Chicken- My super easy 2 ingredient Instant Pot Salsa Chicken. It’s just chicken and your favorite salsa. You can also make this ahead of time in a slow cooker too.

Shredded salsa chicken in a white bowl.

Ground Taco Beef– A classic taco ground beef mixture. Ground Beef seasoned with Mexican spices pairs perfect with some re fried beans on the bottom. 

Taco wonton cups on a baking rack.

Can the Wonton Cups be Reheated?

I recommend only assembling the taco wontons prior to serving them.

You can make the wonton shells ahead of time. Bake as directed, allow them to cool on a wire rack, stack them gently, and place in an airtight container up to 1 day. 

Six wonton cups on a white plate.

They can then be reheated in a toaster oven or oven at 300 degrees for a couple minutes until warm.

We also like having these with a side of Mexican Rice and Beans.

Feature image of taco wonton cups on a plate.

Taco Wonton Cups With Salsa Verde Chicken

Renee
Taco Wonton cups are bite sized tacos in a cute and crispy wonton shell. These mini tacos are the perfect vessel for all your favorite Taco fillings.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 Wonton Cups

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Instant Pot or Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • Oil Spray or pastry brush and oil
  • 12 Wonton Wrappers
  • 1 Cup Shredded Salsa Chicken
  • ½ Cup Shredded Cheese
  • Shredded Lettuce
  • 1 Diced Tomato
  • 2 tablespoon Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream

Instructions
 

  • Spray a cupcake pan with cooking oil and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Carefully place wonton wrapper into a cupcake pan and press down lightly.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Keep an eye on them since they can over bake easily.
  • Remove cups from pan and assemble with filling and toppings

Video

Notes

Recipe for Salsa Chicken, but I used Green Salsa instead.
Recipe for Peruvian Beans

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 65kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 131mgPotassium: 103mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 90IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information is provided as an estimate only and depends on ingredients and amounts used. Thai Caliente makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information.

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