Sloppy Chicken Tacos Sloppy Chicken Tacos

Sloppy Chicken Tacos | Food styling by Ashley Denton | Prop styling by Madeleine Johari Image by: Jodi Pudge

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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