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Mexican Shredded Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dennis Pedra

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1.5 lb. chicken breast
1/2 cup Chipotles in Adobe Sauce
14 ounces can crushed tomatoes
2 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon each dried oregano,cumin powder and garlic powder
2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
Pepper

3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lime juice

Directions:
Directions:
Place chicken and sauce ingredients in a medium saucepan and add one cup water. Simmer covered on medium low heat for 40 - 50 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken can be shredded with 2 forks
Remove chicken and shred. Set aside
Add lime juice to taste and add 1 tablespoon olive oil to the sauce. Use a blender to purée the sauce.
Adjust salt and pepper to taste. You should have about 2 cups of sauce.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add 1/2 of the chicken and fry until dark golden brown on one side, flip and cook the other side very briefly, don’t brown, then rem.
Use 1 tablespoon for each batch you fry

Toss chicken in the sauce or serve it on the side

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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