Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1

Having a jar of pureed chipotle chiles en adobo allows you to control the heat of these tacos. Using a small amount allows you to enjoy the flavors without being overpowered by the heat of the chipotles.

, November 4, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast
  • Canola Oil
  • 2 tsp Pureed Chipotle Chiles en adobo
  • 3-4 corn tortilla's
  • lettuce
  • Grated Cheese
  • Pepper
  • Salsa

Directions

  1. Puree the Chipotle Chiles en Adobo and set aside in a small jar, You'll only need a couple of teaspoons for this meal.
  2. Slice the lettuce and set aside.
  3. Dice the Chicken Breast and saute in oil. Continue to break the chicken into smaller pieces while cooking it. Ideally, you should have a small pan of 1/4-1/2" sized chunks of chicken.
  4. Add Black Pepper to taste. When lightly browned add 1 tsp of the Chipotle Puree and mix well. Taste and add more until it's hot enough for you. then put on very low heat to keep warm.
  5. In a cast iron skillet, saute each side of the corn tortilla's lightly oiling the skillet between each tortilla. Avoid using too much oil as the tortilla will soak it up.
  6. Once the tortilla's are done, assemble the tacos with the chicken, lettuce, cheese and salsa.
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