Sloppy Chicken Tacos Sloppy Chicken Tacos

Sloppy Chicken Tacos Image by: Jodi Pudge Author: Gilean Watts and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Switch up the toppings on these saucy tacos depending on what you’ve got in your fridge, or try this recipe with ground pork instead of chicken. For a true retro vibe, top with iceberg lettuce and shredded Cheddar.

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Total time 20 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

Cilantro Lime Sour Cream:
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
Tacos:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 450 g lean ground chicken
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 3/4 cups tomato-based chili sauce (such as Heinz Chili Sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 hard taco shells , warmed
  • 1 cup shredded carrot (about 1 large)
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage

Method

Cilantro Lime Sour Cream: In small bowl, stir together sour cream, cilantro and lime juice; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Tacos: In large nonstick skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; cook chicken, breaking up with spoon, until no longer pink, about 4 minutes. Scrape into bowl. Set aside.

In same pan, heat remaining oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, cumin, coriander, paprika, pepper and 1/4 cup water; bring to simmer. Stir in chicken. 

Divide chicken mixture among taco shells. Top with Cilantro Lime Sour Cream, carrot and cabbage.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 7 g
  • Sodium 940 mg
  • Sugars 10 g
  • Protein 26 g
  • Calories 517
  • Total fat 29 g
  • Potassium 578 mg
  • Cholesterol 97 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 38 g

%RDI

  • Iron 24
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 28
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 14
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 60
  • Vitamin C 43
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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