Chicken Tacos With Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Chicken filling topped with a cool salsa make these tacos unique.

| April 30, 2012

MAIN ARTICLE: 

Celebrate the Flavors of Mexico

Chicken Tacos With Cucumber Salsa

2 tablespoons canola oil
1/2 red onion, chopped, divided
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 packet (1.25 ounces) reduced sodium chili seasoning mix
2 chicken thighs (about 1/2 pound), cooked, cooled and shredded
1 cucumber, chopped
1/2 can (15 ounces) chopped tomatoes, drained
3 tablespoons thick and smooth taco sauce (mild, medium or hot), divided
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
8 yellow corn or whole grain taco shells
1 cup shredded cabbage
2 tablespoons sour cream

Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add and sauté half the onion, red pepper flakes and chili seasoning mix until onions are soft, about 5 minutes. Add chicken and cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to warm.



In medium bowl, mix together cucumber, tomatoes, 2 tablespoons taco sauce, remaining onion and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Evenly spoon chicken mixture into taco shells. Top with cucumber salsa and cabbage.






mother earth news fair 2018 schedule

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Next: September 14-16, 2018
Seven Springs, PA

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!

LEARN MORE