Chicken Nopales Tacos with Chipotle

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

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

12

tacos

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.
Makes 12 tacos

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Taco)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 510mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.