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Chicken Tacos


- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 500g Tegel Lean & Lite premium mince
- 1 onion
- finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic
- crushed
- 1 400g can Mexican tomatoes
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 8 Jumbo taco shells
- 1 1/2 cups grated cheese
- 1 iceberg lettuce
- shredded
- 3 medium tomatoes
- chopped
- Mexican salsa for serving (optional)
Serves : 4
Cooking time:


Preheat the oven to 180° C

Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add the chicken mince and cook over high heat for 5 minutes or until the mince is golden brown. Mash with a fork while browning to break up the mince. Add the onion and garlic to the pan and cook over medium heat for a further 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the mexican tomatoes and tomato paste. Simmer for 10 minutes or until the sauce reduces and thickens.

Meanwhile, place the taco shells onto a baking tray. Heat in the preheated oven for 5 minutes or until they are warm.

Serve the taco shells with the chicken mince mixture, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes. Top with salsa if desired.

Recipe from Tegel NZ


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