Ready in 30 minutes
This is a recipe I adapted from a fish taco recipe. I make it with leftover chicken but you can season raw chicked and cook it in a skillet in minutes. You can use fat free mayo and fat free sour cream to decrease fat & calories. I serve it with Pinto Salad.
"I haven't made the crema, but the taco seasonings are in a wonderful proportion. I use one large chicken breast since it's just me & my husband and boil it to get it tender. Once that's cool enough, I just shred it by hand, add the seasonings, add a few teaspoons of diced jalapeños and their juice, a bag if 10 minute instant rice and enough chicken stock to soak into the rice. It's WONDERFUL hot and cold as leftovers! :)"- moomasters
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To prepare crema, combine the first 8 ingredients in a small bowl, set aside.
Season cooked chicken with cumin, Paprika, cayenne, salt and garlic powder. Heat in skillet. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Divide chicken between tortillas, top with cabbage and crema.
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Steffyb528 2 months agoI just had this for lunch. Oh my gosh. It was so good.
Faith_Garden 6 months agoI loved the cream and the chicken spices! After rolling the tortillas I gave them a quick pass in hot oil in a pan. Not deep fried, just enough oil make them golden. Thanks for posting!
Stewdebaker 7 months agoThe cream was very good. I would use hard shells next time.
stephaniecorrea 7 months agoI forgot to mention I doubled the measurements for the seasoning! The recipe is my favorite!!
julbgz 7 months ago
Anitar8787 1 year agoAn amazing dish thats a favorite in my house! I top it with Rotel Mexican diced tomatoes with lime and crumbled cotija cheese. This one is a keeper!
Sujen 1 year agoExcellent! I made this using tilapia unread of chicken. I also sautéed some onion, poblano pepper, and mushrooms using the same seasonings. It was great!
jlburgart 1 year agoWe swapped out fish because our son is a vegetarian but we all loved it. The crema was great!!
1LovelyCrystal 1 year agoAmazing Cilantro Crema!
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stringbean7 1 year agoTrying this tonight
Charmcity 1 year agoFive Star review: I was curious about the adaptation of a fish taco recipe to the land animal category but this simple, easy to prepare crema + Cilantro delivers. It is tasty in all the right ways - interesting and complements chicken in unusual but happily tasty ways
moomasters 2 years agoI haven't made the crema, but the taco seasonings are in a wonderful proportion. I use one large chicken breast since it's just me & my husband and boil it to get it tender. Once that's cool enough, I just shred it by hand, add the seasonings, add a few teaspoons of diced jalapeños and their juice, a bag if 10 minute instant rice and enough chicken stock to soak into the rice. It's WONDERFUL hot and cold as leftovers! :)
elklcl2000 3 years agoThis recipe made a memorable meal. Very easy and extremely delicious!
dtaz0827 3 years agoI made this recipe this weekend for a dinner party at my house, I did substitute the corn tortillas for fresh flour tortillas. I also had a vegetarian family in attendance and made some with tofu! it was amazing. I would definitely make this again.
marcnbev 4 years agoCan add peppers (serrano or anaheim)
marcnbev 4 years agoWonderful combination of flavors with the Lime-Cilantra Crema. I added a small amount of anaheim pepper (will try something hotter next time like a very small amount of habanero) and mushrooms to the chicken mixture.
LordDrow 5 years agoVery Good.. Whole family loved it. I did make a few changes. 1) I just used McCormics Taco seasoning on the chicken about 3 Tbs. 2) I also soaked and cooked the chick in 1/2 of a lime juiced, 1/2 of a lemon juiced, and 1/2 of an orange juiced. 3) I cubed the chicken also. Was very good and the Crema add a nice flavor to it.
nrsratchett 6 years ago
nrsratchett 6 years ago[I posted this recipe.]