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Shredded Chicken Filling

Shredded Chicken Filling Whether used to fill tacos, enchiladas, burritos or tamales, this quick filling is sure to put dinner on the table in just minutes. A great use for leftover turkey, too.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 pounds chicken breast meat, cooked and shredded
1 pound tomatillos, husks removed, boiled for 4 to 5 minutes
1 (7-ounce) can diced green chiles
2 cloves large garlic, peeled
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine tomatillos, chiles, garlic and salt in food processor or blender; cover. Process for 1 minute or until mixture is smooth.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in tomatillo mixture and chicken. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro.
  3. Use filling in burritos, tacos, enchiladas or tamales.

Makes 4 1/2 cups.

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