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Shredded chicken, corn tortillas, plus a smoky chipotle sauce -- a delicious dinner in three steps.

Source: Everyday Food, November 2008
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Cook's Notes

Chipotles in adobo (smoked, dried jalapenos in sauce) are spicy -- for less heat, scrape out ribs and seeds. You'll find them in the international aisle. Pan-steaming is a smart way to cook boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Gentle heat and moisture keep the meat juicy and tender without any added fat.

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How would you rate this recipe?
  • MS10023841
    3 FEB, 2019
    Easy to make and everyone in the house, even the picky eaters, loved it
  • MS11718927
    26 DEC, 2016
    We love this recipe. We like adding some black beans on top with the cheese. Makes a great dinner for 2-4 and leftovers make great lunches. I often freeze a portion for later.
  • MS11707576
    29 SEP, 2015
    I cannot save this recipe even though it says I did'! Does this have anything to do with the merging of Cozi,which is by far,the worst website/app,I have ever saw.i say saw,because I cannot access it !
  • cshanahan1717
    10 JUL, 2015
    Did not read correctly and used whole can of chipotle peppers sooooo spicy!!!!!!
  • MS10157119
    29 SEP, 2014
    Used rotisserie chicken. Sauted 1/2 red pepper finely diced with 4 cloves of garlic. Added chili powder with the cumin instead of chipotles (we don't like heat). Low fat shredded cheese. Delicious and definitely didn't taste 'light'. Will make again.
  • ossineke
    21 MAY, 2014
    Definitely use 1 chipotle. My sauce was too thick, but I forgot to add the water because it wasn't on the "Ingredient" list (I was talking on the phone while I made the sauce). Seems to need a little something added to the chicken like white beans and maybe a little thinly slice onion.
  • dinnymarie
    3 JAN, 2014
    my addition? 2 tablespoons of tomato paste gave the sauce glorious color and added flavor! we enjoyed this dish with dollops of guacamole and sour cream atop!!
  • Quinncy
    20 NOV, 2013
    Sauce is bland? hellooo? the base smokey flavor with the pepper bite along with salt and pepper and a little extra cumin if you feel it needs it is perfect. My boys ate the entire thing and asked that I put it on an index card to put in my recipe box. Did you cook the flour enough? Is that why you thought the sauce was bland? You might taste the flour if you don't cook it enough.
  • gadenice
    8 SEP, 2013
    Easy to make and my guys liked it a lot. The chipotles in adobo sauce were interesting to work with but blended them into the sauce ... added white pepper to give it some extra after-burn after reading some of the comments. We will be making this again.
  • tfloyd2
    14 MAY, 2013
    Was extremely disappoint this this recipe. I should have read more of the comments before making this. Like other people said, the sauce is bland and the chicken just tastes like spicy chicken. Will not be making this again. Next time I will just stick to allrecipes.,com

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