Monday, September 21, 2009

Crispy Tacos

Crispy Tacos
Serves 12

1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
1 large tomato diced
1 small yellow onion diced
1 head iceberg lettuce
1/4 lb jack cheese grated
1/4 lb cheddar cheese grated
1 doz corn tortillas
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup vegetable shortening

In a medium pot place chicken and enough water to cover the chicken, add salt, garlic, and cook over medium heat until tender.
Drain water, shred chicken, and set aside. In a skillet, add 1 tbsp of shortening, onions, tomatoes and cook until tender over medium heat.
Add chicken and simmer for 5 minutes, set aside.
Warm the tortillas over a a hot skillet, fill the chicken mix into the taco. Continue filling remaining tortillas.
In a large skillet add rest of vegetable shortening and heat over medium/high heat. Add prepared tacos and brown on each side until crispy.
Place tacos on paper towels to drain oil.
Add lettuce, cheese, and serve....


Together We Save said...

Looks yummy and sounds very tasty!! I have something for you. Please stop by and pick it up.

Heart2Heart said...


This sounds absolutely amazing! Kinda like Jack in the Box tacos handmade style.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat


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