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Chipotle Chicken Soft Tacos

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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6
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by: Leslie Limon
Updated Jul 17, 2017
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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 lb chicken breast, chopped into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 or 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1 can (8 oz.) puree / tomato sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Flour tortillas, soft taco size

Garnishes, to taste:

  • Lettuce or spinach, chopped
  • Tomato, finely chopped
  • Onion, finely chopped
  • Cilantro, finely chopped
  • Lemon
  • Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • Crema mexicana or sour cream


  • 1
    Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over high heat. Sauté the tomatoes, onions and chopped garlic for one minute before adding the chicken breast. Season the chicken with salt and black pepper to taste. Cover the pot and let cook, stir from time to time, until the chicken is completely cooked, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Set the heat to low and add the chipotle pepper in adobo and the tomato sauce. Season with ground cumin. Let cook for another 10 minutes.
  • 3
    To serve the tacos, add 2 to 3 tablespoons of the chicken to warm flour tortillas and add your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    If you don’t like super spicy foods, add only 1 or 2 tablespoons of the chipotle adobo.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • These tacos are so delicious that no one will believe they’re homemade. Made with chicken breast in a spicy tomato and chipotle sauce, you won’t believe how easily and quickly they can be prepared. You can have a delicious dinner ready for your family in just 20 minutes.
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