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Mexican Shredded Chicken

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 500 g chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp chipotle paste
  • 1/2 tin tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • handful coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp lime juice

Instructions

  • Place all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan and add 1 cup water.
  • Simmer, covered, on medium low heat, for 40 - 50 minutes, until chicken can be shredded with 2 forks.
  • Remove chicken and shred. Set the chicken aside.
  • Add the coriander and lime juice to the sauce and blend until smooth
  • Heat a little oil (up to 1 tbsp) in a large frying pan over high heat. Add the chicken and fry, adding some of the sauce as you fry to add more flavour. Fry until the chicken is golden.
  • Serve the chicken with the sauce on the side. I like to serve my chicken with Mexican rice and black beans.