Chicken Nopales Tacos with Chipotle

Treat your family with these tacos made with nopales, chicken, Old El Paso® salsa and tortillas – a delicious Mexican dinner that’s ready in just 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

3
tablespoons olive oil
1
cup thinly sliced onion
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
jar (30 oz) nopales, drained, or 1 lb fresh nopales (3 or 4), cleaned and cut into strips
4
cups shredded cooked chicken
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
tablespoon adobo sauce (from 7-oz can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce)
1/3
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
package (8.2 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch), warmed

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Stir in onion and garlic; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • 2 Stir in nopales, chicken, salsa and adobo sauce. Cook and stir about 3 minutes or until mixture is hot. Stir in cilantro.
  • 3 Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture onto each tortilla. Roll up tortillas.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.