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Beer-Braised Chicken Tacos

Beer-Braised Chicken Tacos
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8
Enjoy this Mexican-style dinner featured with chicken, beer, Old El Paso® taco shells and green chiles – a wonderful meal.
Updated May 18, 2012

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup Mexican beer
  • 1 tablespoon ground ancho chiles
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ green or mild red enchilada sauce

Tacos

  • 8 Old El Paso™ taco shells (from 4.6-oz box), heated as directed on box
  • 1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 lime wedges

Steps

  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and chicken; cook about 1 minute or until onion is tender. Stir in remaining sauce ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook uncovered about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Spoon chicken mixture into taco shells; top with remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
4g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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