Beer Braised Chicken Tacos

Old El Paso®
Beer Braised Chicken Tacos
Enjoy this Mexican-style dinner featured with chicken, beer, Old El Paso® taco shells and green chiles  – a wonderful meal.
8 servings (1/4 cup chicken mixture per taco)


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2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
3/4 cup Mexican beer
1 tablespoon ground ancho chiles
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 can (10 oz) Old El Paso® green or mild red enchilada sauce
8 Old El Paso® taco shells (from 4.6-oz box), heated as directed on box
1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
8 lime wedges


Prep: 15 Minutes
Start to Finish: 35 Minutes

1. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and chicken; cook about 1 minute or until onion is tender. Stir in remaining sauce ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook uncovered about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Spoon chicken mixture into taco shells; top with remaining ingredients.

Created date

June 2013

Nutritional Information

Calcium 4 %
Calories 220
Caloriesfromfat 110
Carbohydrate 15 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Fat 12 g
Fiber 2 g
Iron 6 %
Protein 11 g
Sodium 460 mg
Sugars 4 g
Satfat 4 g