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Red Chile Shredded Chicken for Tacos

red chile shredded chicken for tacos Entree Mexican
Red Chile Shredded Chicken for Tacos
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 14

Enjoy these tacos made with chicken, Progresso® broth and Muir Glen® tomatoes. Try our Make-Ahead Shredded Chicken Breast. Just thaw and use in place of the chicken and salt in the tacos.

Updated January 24, 2014
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

  • 1
    chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
  • 1
    tablespoon adobo sauce (from can of chipotle chiles)
  • 1/3
    medium onion, cut in half
  • 2
    cloves garlic or 1 teaspoon dried minced garlic
  • 2 1/2
    cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1
    can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4
    cup tomato sauce (from 8-oz can)
  • 2
    tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2
    teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2
    teaspoon dried oregano leaves, if desired
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1
    clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4
    teaspoon salt
  • Few drops fresh lime juice, if desired
  • 1/2
    teaspoon sugar, if desired
  • 2
    cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 10
    soft corn tortillas (6 or 7 inch)

Steps

  • 1
    In blender, place chile, adobo sauce, onion, 2 cloves garlic, the broth, tomatoes, tomato sauce, vinegar, chicken bouillon granules, 1/2 teaspoon sugar and the oregano. Cover; blend until smooth.
  • 2
    In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add 1 clove garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in tomato mixture. Cook 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Stir in lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon sugar. Stir in chicken; cook over medium-low heat about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat tortillas as directed on package. Spoon about 1/3-cup chicken mixture down center of each warm tortilla. Fold each taco in half over filling. Serve immediately.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
2g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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