Cilantro Chicken Tacos
These unique and flavorful tacos feature cooked chicken breast halves (or shredded, if desired) served in corn tortillas topped with a fresh cilantro-infused cream sauce.
3 cups fresh cilantro leaves
1 (7.6-ounce) can NESTLÉ Media Crema
1 cup water
3 cloves garlic, peeled
4 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
5 to 6 (about 1 1/2 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cooked and kept warm (shredded, if desired)
Warm corn tortillas
Finely diced tomatoes, onions, green bell peppers and chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
- Place 3 cups cilantro, media crema, water, garlic and bouillon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
- Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Stir in cilantro mixture. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Season with ground black pepper, if desired.
- Pour sauce over chicken breasts. Serve with warm corn tortillas, diced tomatoes, onions, green bell peppers and chopped cilantro.
Makes 5 to 6 servings.
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