Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

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Recipe By:Marissa Wright
“I was given this recipe by my mom when I went away to college, and it has become all of my friends’ favorite!”

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast meat – cubed
  • 1/8 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 10 (6 inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup salsa

Directions

  1. Saute chicken in a medium saucepan over medium high heat for about 20 minutes. Add vinegar, lime juice, sugar, salt, pepper, green onion, garlic and oregano. Simmer for an extra 10 minutes.
  2. Heat an iron skillet over medium heat. Place a tortilla in the pan, warm, and turn over to heat the other side. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Serve lime chicken mixture in warm tortillas topped with tomato, lettuce, cheese and salsa.
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Dressing Recipes: Dijon Mustard Dressing & Honey Garlic Vinaigrette

Dijon Mustard Dressing
1 egg
1/8 cup olive oil
1/8 cup red wine vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
1 Tablespoon Dijon style mustard
Pinch of sugar

Coddle the egg by placing in a bowl of hot tap water and let stand for 15 minutes.
Place all ingredients in a food blender, and mix. Makes 3/4 cup

Honey Garlic Vinaigrette
Original recipe makes 8 servings
1 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons honey
2 cloves garlic, minced

In a container, combine oil, vinegar, honey, and garlic. Cover, and shake until blended. Set aside for 45 minutes, to allow flavors to combine. Shake again before serving.