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I put a little spin on a family favorite. While this chicken filling is simmering I fry my corn tortillas until they are nice and crispy! If you like sweet and spicy together, this is a great dinner idea! Fill shells with chicken, lettuce, tomato, fresh cilantro, and your choice of hot sauce. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

1 hr 25 mins
1 hr 45 mins
20 mins
16 tacos


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place chicken into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 30 minutes. Transfer chicken to a work surface to cool; shred.

  • Heat canola oil in a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir onion, Anaheim pepper, jalapeno pepper, and garlic until slightly softened and fragrant, about 8 minutes. Add shredded chicken, chicken stock, tomatoes, tomato sauce, mango, lime juice, lime zest, cilantro, chili powder, cumin, sea salt, black pepper, sugar, and cinnamon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until chicken filling is reduced, at least 45 minutes.

  • Fill corn tortillas with chicken filling.

Nutrition Facts

222 calories; protein 15.4g; carbohydrates 32.7g; fat 4.4g; cholesterol 29.4mg; sodium 718.8mg. Full Nutrition