Recipe: Chicken Tacos


3 tbs butter

4 garlic cloves, minced

1 tbs minced canned chipotle chilies in adobo sauce

½ C orange juice

1 tbs Worcestershire sauce

¾ C chipped fresh cilantro

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 ½ lbs)

Salt and Pepper

12 (6”) tortillas


1.    Poach chicken by melting butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add garlic and chipotle chilies and cook until fragrant, about

30 seconds.

2.    Stir in orange juice, Worcestershire and ½ C cilantro.  Bring to a boil

3.    Add chicken and simmer, covered, over medium-low heat until meat registers 160 degrees, 10-15 minutes.  Flip chicken halfway through cooking time

4.    Transfer chicken to plate and tent with foil.

5.    Increase heat to medium-high and cook until liquid is reduced to ¼ cup, about 5 minutes.

6.    Using 2 forks, shred chicken into bite-size pieces and return to skillet.

7.    Add remaining cilantro to skillet and toss until well combined.

8.    Season with Salt and Pepper

9.    Serve with tortillas and favorite toppings.


Submitted by Mark Karlsrud, AgQuest Employee

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