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    Everyday Shredded Chicken Filling

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    6 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    6 hrs

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    American's Test Kitchen; use this filling for tostados, burritos, enchiladas, tacos, etc.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Microwave onion, chili powder, oil, jalapeno, garlic, coriander, and cumin in bowl, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes; transfer to slow cooker.
    2. 2
      Stir tomato sauce and sugar into slow cooker.
    3. 3
      Season chicken with salt and pepper; add to slow cooker, and coat evenly with sauce mixture.
    4. 4
      Cover and cook until chicken is tender, 4-6 hours on LOW.
    5. 5
      Transfer chicken to a large bowl; let cool slightly, then shred into bite-size pieces; cover to keep warm.
    6. 6
      Let braising liquid settle for 5 minutes, then remove fat from surface using large spoon.
    7. 7
      Toss shredded chicken with 1 cup braising liquid; add more liquid as needed to keep meat moist and flavorful.
    8. 8
      Stir in lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.
    9. 9
      *Filling can be refrigerated in airtight container for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 1 month; if frozen, let filling thaw completely before using.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 13, 2014

      55

      Very easy, very tasty.

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    Nutritional Facts for Everyday Shredded Chicken Filling

    Serving Size: 1 (1351 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 384.5
     
    Calories from Fat 140
    36%
    Total Fat 15.6 g
    24%
    Saturated Fat 2.8 g
    14%
    Cholesterol 167.0 mg
    55%
    Sodium 631.0 mg
    26%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.4 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    16%
    Sugars 5.8 g
    23%
    Protein 48.8 g
    97%

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