Shredded Chicken and Tomatillo Tacos with Queso Fresco

  • prep time15 min
  • total time 25 min
  • serves 4

These flavourful tacos are a great way to liven-up some leftover rotisserie chicken. This meal is quick, easy, and tasty. 

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Directions for: Shredded Chicken and Tomatillo Tacos with Queso Fresco


6 tomatillos, husked, washed, and grilled until blackened

1 serrano, grilled until blackened

Olive oil

½ red onion, coarsely chopped

2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

1 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 lime, juiced

2 Tbsp honey

1 ½ cups shredded rotisserie chicken

8 blue corn tortillas

1 cup crumbled queso fresco


1. Preheat the grill to medium. Add the blackened tomatillos and serrano to a small sauté pan and briefly sauté in a little olive oil on the grates of the grill.

2. Place the tomatillos, serrano, onion, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, and honey in a blender and blend until smooth. Place the tomatillo mixture in a large sauté pan and place on the grates of the grill. Bring the mixture to a simmer, add the chicken, and heat through.

3. Place the tortillas on the grill, and grill for 20 seconds on each side. Spoon the chicken mixture into the tortillas and top with a few tablespoons of queso fresco. Fold the tortillas in half serve immediately.;

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