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Spicy Chicken Soft Tacos with Goat Cheese

Spicy Chicken Soft Tacos with Goat Cheese
Recipe Date:
May 4, 2017
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  • 1 cup canned tomato sauce
  • 1 cup chopped uncooked onions, diced
  • 1 medium jalapeƱo peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1 clove medium garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 lb uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 8 small corn tortillas, warmed
  • 1 cup uncooked green cabbage, shredded
  • 1/4 cup semisoft goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 medium fresh lime, cut into wedges for serving

Directions: In a medium bowl, combine tomato sauce, onion, jalapeno, garlic, chili powder, cumin and salt; set aside.

Coat a small saucepan with cooking spray; heat over high heat. Add chicken; brown chicken, flipping once, about 2 minutes per side.

Add tomato mixture to pan and pour in about 1/4 cup water (or as much as is needed to just cover chicken). Reduce heat to low and bring to a simmer; cover and cook until chicken is cooked through, about 35 minutes. Remove chicken to a plate to rest.
Increase heat to high and cook sauce, stirring a few times, until sauce reduces and thickens, about 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, finely shred chicken using 2 forks; add chicken to reduced sauce to heat through.

To serve, top each tortilla with about 1/2 cup chicken, 2 tablespoons cabbage, 1/2 tablespoon goat cheese and 1 tablespoon cilantro; drizzle with fresh lime juice. Yields 2 tacos per serving.