Sunday, July 22, 2012

Thai Chicken Tacos


Ingredients:

1 lime, halved

1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts or tenders, cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 shallot, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon fish sauce

2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

1/2 - 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 - 1 teaspoon hot chili sauce (such as Sriracha)

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

16 corn tortillas, heated

Cabbage Slaw (see recipe below)

Directions:

Juice one lime half (about 1 Tbsp.); cut remaining half in wedges. In bowl stir together chicken, cilantro, shallot, garlic, the 1 Tbsp. lime juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, pepper, and chili sauce. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour. In large skillet cook chicken mixture in hot oil over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked, stirring occasionally.

To serve, layer two tortillas. Top with chicken and Cabbage Slaw. Serve with remaining slaw and lime wedges. Makes 4 (2-taco) servings.


Cabbage Slaw

Ingredients:

2 cups shredded napa cabbage

1/2 cup shredded carrot (1 medium)

1/2 cup sliced green onions (4)

1/3 cup sliced radishes

1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup coarsely chopped peanuts (optional)

1/4 cup rice vinegar

Directions:

In a medium bowl combine cabbage, carrot, green onions, radishes, cilantro, and, if desired, peanuts. Add vinegar; toss gently to coat.

Recipe shared from: http://www.bhg.com/recipe/chicken/thai-chicken-tacos/