Spicy Mexican Chicken Taco Recipe

Get family and friends involved by letting them assemble their own tacos! If you’re serving children, take out the cayenne pepper.

Get family and friends involved by letting them assemble their own tacos! If you’re serving children, take out the cayenne pepper.

Spicy Mexican Chicken Taco Recipe

Melanie Jimenez
Get family and friends involved by letting them assemble their own tacos! If you’re serving children, take out the cayenne pepper.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

Spicy Mexican Chicken Taco Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 medium white onion minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 500 Grams Chicken use breast fillet
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • Salt
  • 4 large Salad Tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1 Small red onion diced finely
  • 1/3 Cup cilantro (wansoy) chopped
  • 1/4 Cup lime juice
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 medium white onion minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 1 Cup Tomato sauce
  • 1/4 Cup water

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan, heat oil then sauté onions with cumin, chili powder, and cayenne pepper for 2 minutes.
     
  • Add the chicken and cook for a few minutes.
     
  • Stir in tomato paste and water.  Simmer for 4 to 5 minutes, or until meat is completely cooked. Season to taste. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine diced tomatoes, onions, and cilantro. Chill.
  • Prepare the sauce: In a saucepan, heat some oil then sauté garlic and onions with cumin, chili powder, and cayenne pepper. Add tomato sauce and water. Simmer for a few minutes. Season to taste.
     
  • Just before serving, get the salsa from the refrigerator; stir in lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.
     
  • To serve: Assemble on the table corn and flour tortillas, meat filling, salsa, sauce, and a variety of toppings (grated cheese, sour cream, hot sauce, and shredded lettuce).
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