Shiner® Bock Shredded Chicken Tacos

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Splendidly flavored shredded chicken tacos that are sure to delight the entire family with this take on a classic Mexican dish. Garnish with avocado and hot sauce as desired.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken

  • 2 tablespoons chicken fajita seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

  • 2 cups water, or more as needed

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer (such as Shiner® Bock)

  • 1 (16 ounce) can enchilada sauce (such as El Paso® Hot Red Enchilada Sauce)

  • 3 fresh jalapeno peppers, diced

  • 1 white onion, chopped

  • 1 (10 ounce) package corn tortillas, or as needed

  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Mexican cheese blend, or to taste

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a large pot and season with fajita seasoning and cayenne pepper. Pour water and beer over chicken. Cook chicken over medium heat until meat falls off the bone and is no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour, adding more water if liquid reduces too much. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Transfer chicken from broth mixture to a work surface to cool slightly, reserving broth mixture.

  2. Combine enchilada sauce, jalapeno peppers, onion, and about 1/4 cup chicken broth mixture together in a large saucepan over medium-low heat; cook until onions are softened, about 10 minutes.

  3. Remove meat from chicken and shred into enchilada sauce mixture; mix well.

  4. Warm tortillas on a grill pan over medium-low heat. Spoon chicken mixture into each corn tortilla and top with Mexican cheese blend.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

475 Calories
34g Fat
20g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 475
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 434mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 196mg 15%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 331mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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