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    Shredded Chicken and Tomatillo Tacos With Queso Fresco

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    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    shimmerchk's Note:

    This recipe is courtesy of Bobby Flay and it is fantastic! It is very simple to put together but has wonderful flavor for such minimal effort. When in a hurry, I have skipped grilling/blackening the tomatillos and serrano and just sautéed them in a hot pan until softened and the skins were slightly charred and it still tastes great. I highly suggest you blacken them on the grill if you have time because it adds a beautiful smokiness to the tomatillo sauce.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Add the blackened tomatillos and serrano to a small sauté pan and briefly sauté in a little olive oil over medium high heat.
    2. 2
      Place the tomatillos, serrano, onion, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, and honey in a blender and blend until smooth. Place the tomatillo mixture in a large sauté pan. Bring the mixture to a simmer, add the chicken, and heat through. (You may also skip this last step and just drizzle the tomatillo sauce over the top of the chicken after you have placed it in the tortilla).
    3. 3
      Run the tortillas under the tap to lightly moisten them and then place the tortillas on the grill or warm non-stick griddle, and grill for 20 seconds on each side. Spoon the chicken mixture into the tortillas and top with some cilantro and a few tablespoons of queso fresco. Fold the tortillas in half serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 18, 2012

      55

      EXCELLENT!!! We really, really enjoyed these tacos. We'll be making these regularly. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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    • on December 01, 2011

      55

      We LOVED this!

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    • on July 24, 2007

      55

      I LOVE this recipe!!! it's so pretty too when you can find blue corn tortillas!!! The leftovers are YUMMY on nachos!

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    Nutritional Facts for Shredded Chicken and Tomatillo Tacos With Queso Fresco

    Serving Size: 1 (84 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 141.2
     
    Calories from Fat 14
    10%
    Total Fat 1.6 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 21.3 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.1 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
    15%
    Sugars 11.6 g
    46%
    Protein 3.0 g
    6%

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    chicken

    queso fresco

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