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White Chicken Chili Tacos

White Chicken Chili Tacos Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 14 small corn tortillas
  • 1 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup light sour cream
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons diced jalapenos
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/16 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded chicken
  • ¾ cup canned corn
  • 3.5 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a medium-size saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  4. Slowly add in the flour, stirring continuously.
  5. Cook for one minute, stirring constantly.
  6. Whisk in the milk, chicken broth, diced jalapenos, cumin, chili powder, sour cream, salt, and pepper. Reduce the heat to medium-low.
  7. Stir the sauce until it thickens. Add the shredded chicken, corn, and remaining jalapenos to a bowl and mix well.
  8. Pour the sauce over the chicken mixture and mix until combined.
  9. Toast the corn tortillas in a medium skillet over medium-low heat for 5 seconds. If you prefer crisp tortillas, add butter to the skillet before toasting.
  10. Scoop about two tablespoons of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  11. Fold the second half of each tortilla over the filling.
  12. Lightly spray the tortillas with butter cooking spray, then place them on their sides on the prepared baking sheet.
  13. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 minutes.
  14. Serve immediately. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.

FAQs:

1. Can I use flour tortillas instead of corn tortillas?

  • Yes, you can use flour tortillas if you prefer. However, keep in mind that corn tortillas are typically gluten-free, while flour tortillas contain gluten.
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2. Can I make this recipe vegetarian?

  • Absolutely! You can omit the chicken and use additional vegetables like bell peppers, onions, or zucchini as a substitute. You can also add cooked beans such as black beans or pinto beans for extra protein and fiber.

3. Can I adjust the level of spiciness?

  • Yes, you can adjust the spiciness by adding more or less diced jalapenos or chili powder according to your taste preferences. You can also omit the jalapenos altogether if you prefer a milder flavor.