Barbecue Chicken Tacos with Muenster Cheese


Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Cheese.

Barbecue Chicken Tacos with Muenster Cheese

A yummy alternative to the traditional taco.  Chicken in smoky barbeque sauce topped with fresh fruit salsa and Blaser's Muenster cheese.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Entree
Servings 8



  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper


  • 3 cups fresh pineapple, chopped
  • 0.5 cup red onion, diced
  • 0.25 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp jalapeño chile, seeds and veins removed, diced
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 0.5 tsp salt


  • 0.5 cup hickory-flavored barbecue sauce
  • 8 flour tortillas (6-inch)
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Blaser's muenster cheese, shredded


  • Heat oven to 400°F. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place chicken thighs on baking sheet. Coat with olive oil and liberally season with salt and pepper. Bake 20 minutes or until chicken thighs have reached 165°F. (Chicken may also be cooked on a grill).
  • While chicken is baking, mix together salsa ingredients.
  • Remove chicken from oven. Chop or shred chicken and toss with barbecue sauce.
  • To assemble tacos, divide chicken and shredded muenster among tortillas. Fold and top with some salsa. Serve remaining salsa on the side.
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