Shredded Chicken Tacos

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 44.3
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.6 mg
  • Sodium: 30.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g

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Authentic chicken tacos meat. Makes 4 cups. Serving size is 1/2 cup. Authentic chicken tacos meat. Makes 4 cups. Serving size is 1/2 cup.
Number of Servings: 8


    2.25 pounds boneless chicken breast
    1 large white onion, peeled and quartered
    5 cloves garlic, peeled and lightly crushed
    2 bay leaves
    1 tablespoon ground cumin
    1 tablespoon paprika
    1/4 cup canned green chilies
    Salt and pepper to taste.


Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and add water to cover. Turn heat to high, bring to a boil, and skim any foam that comes to the surface. Partially cover and adjust heat so mixture simmers steadily. Cook until meat is very tender, about 30 minutes. Remove from liquid and cool.
Shred meat with fingers and add back to juice.

Taste and adjust seasonings; use within a couple of days.
Serve with soft tortillas.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SCRAP2DAY.

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