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Cilantro Chicken Tacos

Cilantro Chicken TacosThese 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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place 3 cups cilantro, media crema, water, garlic and bouillon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
  2. 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.
  3. Pour sauce over chicken breasts. Serve with warm corn tortillas, diced tomatoes, onions, green bell peppers and chopped cilantro.

Makes 5 to 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.