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Chicken Nopales Tacos with Chipotle

chicken nopales tacos with chipotle Entree Mexican
Chicken Nopales Tacos with Chipotle
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 12

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.

Updated May 7, 2012

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
3g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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