Wednesday June 19th 2019

Spicy Chicken Tacos

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Recipe: Spicy Chicken Tacos

Summary: Chicken tacos are a staple of traditional and authentic mexican cuisine. These spicy chicken tacos are a delicious twist on that theme.


  • 8 small Corn or Flour Tortillas
  • 1 pound Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut in thin strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 Jalapeno or 2 Serrano Chili Peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 cup prepared Salsa, hot
  • 1/4 cup chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons Canola Oil, divided
  • 1 medium Red Onion, sliced
  • 1 Green or Red Bell Pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, minced


  1. Preheat oven to 325?F.
  2. Wrap corn or flour tortillas in foil.
  3. Place in oven. Bake 10-15 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle chicken with salt.
  5. In large saute pan over high heat, heat tablespoon of canola oil until hot. Saute chicken, stirring frequently until browned, about 5 minutes.
  6. Remove to plate or bowl. Reduce heat to medium, heat remaining tablespoon of oil until hot.
  7. Cook onion until it starts to brown. Add bell pepper, garlic, cumin and minced chilies, and cook additional 2 minutes.
  8. Add salsa and cooked chicken to vegetable saute, and heat through.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Stir in cilantro.
  11. Serve with warmed tortillas and toppings.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Spicy Chicken Tacos, 3.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating
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