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Presto Chicken Tacos Recipe

Presto Chicken Tacos Recipe

Slowly cooking the chicken with the seasonings is the key to perfection with this dish. The chicken mixture also makes a great salad topping. —Nanette Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 12 corn tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • Optional toppings: shredded lettuce, shredded cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, fresh cilantro leaves, sour cream and cubed avocado

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, brown chicken in oil in batches. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the tomatoes, cumin and chili powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Fill each tortilla with about 1/2 cup chicken mixture. Serve with toppings of your choice. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 taco (calculated without toppings) equals 215 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 186 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.