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    Chicken Tacos

    Chicken Tacos. Photo by Juju Bee

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    Total Time:

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    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    *OzMan*'s Note:

    This was a recipe adoptee that I had been playing with and had a very good friend work on and she made some changes that I am very happy with! ;) Let me know what you think. I hope you enjoy it. :)

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large sauce pan, combine first 9 ingredients and bring to a boil. Cover chicken and reduce heat to simmering. Simmer approximately 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and squeeze in the juice of 1/2 lime.
    2. 2
      Heat tortillas and keep warm in foil.
    3. 3
      Put two tablespoons of the chicken mixture and one tablespoon of grated cheese in each tortilla.
    4. 4
      Serve with option of lettuce, tomato, sour cream or guacamole and extra salsa as desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 11, 2012

      55

      We've been enjoying this recipe since 2008! Kids love it, adults love it! If you can start with a pre-cooked chicken, it's super fast! Sometimes I use frozen cilantro cubes from Trader Joe's, to give it more cilantro flavor. And instead of 1 cup green salsa, I use a whole jar of Trader Joe's green salsa. Super good with cotija cheese too. This recipe keeps and reheats well too. My 3 boys love it!! Thank you so much!

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    • on December 04, 2011

      55

      Delicious. I subbed the cilantro for 1/2 tsp of coriander powder and used the chicken to make fantastic enchiladas. Will use frequently.

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    • on January 15, 2010

      55

      I made this last night and it was very good! Followed the recipe except I didn' thave green chili salsa so I added a little bit of ortega green sauce and I used regular oregano because I didn't have mexican oregano. The lime added to the meat made it even better. Very easy to make...thanks for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Tacos

    Serving Size: 1 (207 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 407.5
     
    Calories from Fat 142
    35%
    Total Fat 15.8 g
    24%
    Saturated Fat 6.4 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 72.2 mg
    24%
    Sodium 1022.7 mg
    42%
    Total Carbohydrate 37.3 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    14%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    16%
    Protein 28.5 g
    57%

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