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Baja Style Smoky Chicken Tacos

  • Yield: servings

Ingredients

2cups cooked chicken, diced into 1 inch cubes
1/2cup prepared Jalapeno Jelly
2cups shredded Mexican cheese
8medium 10-inch flour tortillas
2tablespoons olive oil
Mojito Salsa
1/4cup reserved mango juice
1medium red pepper, siided and diced
1/2cup chopped red onion
2tablespoons dark rum
2tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2cup fresh mint, shredded
Lime Foam
1cup vanilla yogurt
2tablespoons lime juice
1teaspoon lime zest
1 or 2drop drops green food coloring, if desired
Garnish
4-6pieces thin lime slices
1tablespoon fresh mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Combine chicken and Jalapeno jelly in medium sautee pan and warm over medium heat.
  2. Divide shredded cheese and warm chicken cubes equally atop four tortillas. Top with remaining tortillas.
  3. Cook quesadillas in olive oil as needed in a large non-stick pan 5 minutes on each side until golden brown.  
  4. Remove from pan and slice into wedges. Serve with Mojito Mango Salsa and Lime Foam.
  5. Mojito Salsa:Combine mango, juice, red pepper, red onion, rum, lime juice and mint in a non-metallic bowl. Lime Foam
  6. Lime Foam: In small bowl, combine yogurt, lime juice and lime zest. Wisk all ingredients until combined and frothy. 
  7. Garnish with Lime slices and Mint Leaves
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