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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Copycat Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Copycat recipe that's easy to make! save money, control the ingredients and it's yum!

Packed with protein!! Add your favorite taco topping for endless taco options!

Full recipe in video below


  • 1 lb. 98% ground chicken

  • 1/4 cup diced red onion

  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin

  • 1 tsp. chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 8 oz. can tomato sauce

  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce + 1 Tbsp. sauce, pepper finely chopped until paste like consistency

  • 1/4 cup water or chicken broth

  • 1/2 lime, juiced, about 1 Tbsp.

  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and onions. Cook for about 3-5 minutes or until no longer pink, while breaking up the meat with a spoon.

  2. Stir in cumin, chili powder, oregano, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds, while constantly stirring.

  3. Add tomato sauce, chipotle pepper + sauce, and water. Reduce the heat to a gentle simmer and cook for 5-7 minutes, partially closed, or until slightly reduced and thickened. Off heat, stir in lime juice and cilantro.

  4. Serve the meat mixture inside a flour tortilla, topped with salsa, avocado, and sour cream.

6 Servings:

118 Calories

2g Fat

2g Carbs

21g Protein

*chicken mixture only**

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Rebecca Taylor
Rebecca Taylor
Feb 16, 2023

What are the points on this?? Looks delicious but I’m in Canada so the links don’t work for us to the app :(

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