Chicken Verde Tacos
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
Verde Salsa
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 pound tomatillos , cut in half
  • 1 medium onion , chopped
  • 2 medium garlic cloves , chopped
  • 1 serrano chili pepper (with or without seeds, based on preference), diced
  • 1 poblano pepper , washed and seeds removed, chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
Chicken Verde Tacos
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless , skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup verde salsa
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 cup charred corn (make on the BBQ or buy a bag from Trader Joe's)
  • 8 corn or flour tortillas
Instructions
Verde Salsa
  1. In a sauce pan heat oil.
  2. Add tomatillos, onion, garlic, serrano and poblano.
  3. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add chicken broth, water and salt.
  5. Bring to boil.
  6. Using an immersion blender, or a regular blender, carefully blend the mixture.
  7. Add the chopped cilantro and lime juice.
  8. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  9. Place chicken breasts in a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  10. Sprinkle spices over chicken.
  11. Pour Salsa Verde over chicken breasts.
  12. Bake for 30 minutes.
  13. If you have an electric mixer, place chicken breasts in the bowl and mix on low for 30 seconds using the paddle attachment.
  14. Eh Voila! Perfectly shredded chicken. If you do not have an electric mixer, shred the chicken using 2 forks.
  15. Heat your tortillas either on the grill or in the microwave.
  16. Stuff with the chicken, pour some extra salsa on top, sprinkle some charred corn, maybe squeeze a bit of lime and sit back and enjoy every delicious bite.