Chicken Verde Soft Taco Filling

This dish will keep you cool if you live in a desert area like Las Vegas, NV or Arizona or other hot region.

This uses your trusty microwave to cook the cut up chicken breasts that are drizzled with a simple combination of olive oil and minced garlic. That way your chicken won’t dry out.

I recommend simply cooking every 2 minutes on high until done, and checking the chicken, moving the cooked pieces of chicken off the  plate so they don’t overcook.

Remember, in a microwave, the food will cook around the perimeter of the plate first, and in the center last.

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Once all the chicken is cooked, pour green enchilada sauce over the chicken, adding more minced garlic over to coat.

Other additions that would be great are a combination of sauteed onion and sweet bell peppers added last to infuse the sauce with flavors of a fajita.

Make a soft taco with this healthy chicken filling, adding cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese to the tortilla before adding some of the filling.

Or, for a Southwest Rice Bowl, top your favorite Mexican Rice with the Chicken Verde Filling.

Polly Motzko

Enjoy!
Stay cool!

Polly Motzko

2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
Extra virgin olive oil or corn oil
Minced garlic
Large Can El Patio Green Enchilda Sauce Verde Sauce

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