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Chipotle Chicken Puffy Tacos

Puffy taco shells stuffed with pulled rotisserie chicken in chipotle sauce. Topped with fresh guacamole, salsa and favorite taco toppings like lettuce, tomato and queso fresco.

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Toppings

2
avocados, pitted, peeled and cubed
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
tablespoon lime juice
2
tablespoons chopped red onion
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2
cups shredded iceberg lettuce
1
plum (Roma) tomato, seeded and diced
3/4
cup crumbled queso fresco cheese

Chipotle Sauce

3/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce (with 1 tablespoon adobo sauce)
1/4
cup water

Filling

2 1/2
cups pulled (not shredded) deli rotisserie chicken (from 2-lb chicken)

Puffy Tortillas

1/4
cup vegetable oil
8
Old El Paso™ tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch)

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 In medium bowl, make guacamole by mixing avocados, green chiles, lime juice, red onion and cilantro, mashing slightly; set aside.
  • 2 Plate Chipotle Sauce ingredients in blender or food processor. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth. Pour half of sauce in 10-inch skillet over medium heat with chicken, reserving 1/2 cup for topping. Cover skillet; heat chicken and sauce until warm.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tortilla. Cook until starting to puff up, then turn over. Once second side is puffed up, remove from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 4 Fold each tortilla in half, and top with slightly less than 1/3 cup chicken mixture. Top with guacamole, a drizzle of reserved sauce, lettuce, tomato and cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

If you want more zesty chipotle flavor, dust the puffy tortillas with chipotle powder after draining on paper towels.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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