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Chicken Verde Tacos

Recipe by Steve Schroeder
Owner Reno Street Food
©2013 Steve Schroeder

Prep time: 10
Cook time: 20
12-16 servings

What you need:
2 lbs fresh chicken breast
6 med Tomatillos
1 Green bell pepper
1 Jalapeño deseeded
1 med White Onion
1 Cilantro
1 tbsp Garlic
1/4 cup Water
2 Limes juiced
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 pkg Mexican Queso cheese
Small corn tortillas

Directions:
Add 1 tbsp olive oil to a large pan on medium heat, add 1/2 onion diced.
Cook and stir until onions glisten. Add chicken to pan, cook and stir until all pink in the meat is gone. Turn down heat to low or simmer.

Tomatillos: remove the leaves and wash the tomatillos thoroughly.

While the chicken is cooking, get a food processor or blender, add tomatillos, bell pepper, jalapeno, remaining 1/2 onion, 1/2 bunch of cilantro and garlic. Add 1/4 cup water and blend until sauce.

Add blended sauce to pan with chicken. Add lime juice, cinnamon, stir and simmer for 10 min to cook out the excess moisture.

Serve a large spoonful on tortilla; add fresh cilantro, queso cheese and extra fresh diced onion if you wish.

Disfrutar!  Enjoy!

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Disclaimer
This recipe is intended for general diet only. Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis and Diabetes patients should check with your doctor, dietician or nutritionist for serving sizes and ingredients that are best for you. Each individual diet may vary.

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