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    Shredded Mexican Chicken

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    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    Amayzng30's Note:

    This is an adaptation of a recipe from "30 Minute Meals". This is a mildly flavored chicken dish that isversatile and easy, simply stuff into taco shells, fold into burritos, or make chicken nachos--top tortilla chips with this chicken, some cheese, and favorite toppings and bake until cheese melts.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Remove remaining fat and skin from chicken.
    2. 2
      Rub lime halves all over chicken and allow to sit to impart flavor.
    3. 3
      In a large pot, bring next 6 ingredients to a boil.
    4. 4
      Add chicken, reduce heat and simmer until chicken is cooked (about 20 minutes, depending on size).
    5. 5
      Meanwhile, mix salsa, cumin and chili powder in a large bowl.
    6. 6
      Drain chicken until it is cool enough to handle.
    7. 7
      Add chicken to salsa mixture and shred chicken with two forks, stirring to distribute salsa and seasoning.
    8. 8
      Add salt and pepper to taste.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 28, 2007

      25

      This recipe is nicely structured for some classic shredded chicken. I found I had to doctor it up a bit to satiate my taste buds. I simmered the chicken for an hour and a half. I also kept in some of the boiled base for flavor and added some cottage cheese to keep in the juice. Thanks for the recipe.

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    • on September 04, 2006

      45

      Tasty and easy! I'm not sure that the boiling part infused a whole bunch of flavor, it just seemed a little wasteful to me, I will probably just use water next time. Also, it was drier than I expected so I added more salsa. I liked it and it is very versatile and easy to make!

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    • on June 12, 2006

      55

      just got done making this for me and my hubby. we enjoyed it very much. i added a little bit more chili powder and used medium picante sauce (that's all i had on hand). he really enjoyed it and i will use this mixture next time i make chicken enchiladas.

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    Nutritional Facts for Shredded Mexican Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (248 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 191.4
     
    Calories from Fat 27
    14%
    Total Fat 3.0 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 68.4 mg
    22%
    Sodium 756.1 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.3 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 2.8 g
    11%
    Protein 32.0 g
    64%

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