Mexican Pulled Chicken + A winner!

Yield: 2-4 servings

Sometimes I see a photo for a recipe on Tastespotting or Food Gakwer that looks so delicious I just have to re-create it. I love that with cooking and baking...

32 Responses to “Mexican Pulled Chicken + A winner!”

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    Stephanie — April 23, 2010 at 10:39 pm

    Yey!!!! I'm so excited! Thank you so much! (and ps this mexican pulled chicken looks delicious!) πŸ™‚

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    Lauren — April 24, 2010 at 12:27 pm

    Great recipe for healthy pulled chicken! My husband and I absolutely love Mexican flavors, and this chicken recipe seems very versatile – as a filling for tacos or quesadillas, as a sandwich or salad topper. Yum!

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    Ashley — April 24, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    Your posts make my mouth water!

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    Jessica — April 24, 2010 at 2:22 pm

    This looks very appetizing. I love simple foods. Life is complicated enough, right?

    jessyburke88@gmail.com

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    Patty — April 24, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    Love this recipe. Being in Mexico, I actually have all the ingredients handy for this one – including a constant supply of fresh corn tortillas. πŸ™‚

    Congrats to Stephanie!

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    katerina — April 25, 2010 at 6:48 pm

    So glad you enjoyed my recipe! (It is actually called “Unadventures” πŸ™‚ )

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    Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction — April 26, 2010 at 3:07 am

    Yum… That chicken looks amazing. I love the avocado on top!

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    Catherine — April 26, 2010 at 4:02 pm

    I came across your page on FoodBlogs, and I'm glad I did – this looks SO good! I like your recipe rundowns, very detailed! I'm putting you on my RSS list, thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

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    Julie — April 26, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    Sounds like a wonderful way to have chicken tacos!

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    Jenn — April 26, 2010 at 6:29 pm

    Made this for dinner last night — FABULOUS!

    I had all the ingredients on hand (which is rare) and it was delicious with the right amount of spice.

    Thanks for sharing!

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    Tessa — May 5, 2010 at 1:21 am

    Katerina- Oops sorry about the typo, I changed it! Great recipe πŸ™‚

    Catherine- Wow thank you so much! πŸ™‚

    Jenn- Woohoo I'm glad you liked it! I had all the ingredients on hand too which was pretty amazing.

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    Rob — May 28, 2010 at 8:38 am

    My girlfriend made this for me a couple of nights ago and it was amazing! Thanks for the great recipe!

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    Marla Singer — May 29, 2010 at 6:58 am

    You should post your salsa recipe if you haven't yet.

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    Nichole — June 13, 2010 at 11:12 pm

    Simple and wholesome. This is a keeper.

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    MizzMarr — July 30, 2010 at 10:48 pm

    Hi! I have made this recipe several times, and it is fantastic! Thanks so much, I have transcribed it into my permanent recipe book.

    Oh, and instead of putting in salsa I still get good results just adding tomatoes and salsa “fixin's” to the pot.

    Cheers!

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    Anonymous — September 2, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    A new staple in our family!!! So good!!!

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    Anonymous — September 27, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    Thanks so much for this receipe.I made it today for dinner so easy to make the chicken was so tender and favorable. Will be making it again,it's a keeper.

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    Steve — January 8, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    we just made this last night, it was delicious and amazing. winner winner chicken dinner

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    cathy — February 13, 2011 at 4:08 am

    Thank you so much for this incredibly easy recipe and abolutely delicious meal. My 5-year old walked into the kitchen saying “what smells so delicious” and my husband said “you knocked it out of the park”. I am going to share with all my friends…this is a great meal for the weekly rotation. I served with chopped romaine & avocado on fresh corn tortillas with black beans mixed with rice on the side. I cooked with Salsa Senorita, Roasted Garlic – the perfect amount of heat (medium). Thanks again.

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    finding-alicia — March 17, 2011 at 3:48 am

    I have to say, this recipe is great! My husband is a notoriously picky eater, which makes it hard to introduce new food, but he literally gobbled this up in no time. He's asked me to make it twice in the last week πŸ˜€
    Thank you so much!!!!

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    Lovey Dove — November 21, 2011 at 9:16 pm

    Oh this is so good…especially with Annie's Taquitos recipe

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    dannielle — February 17, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    OH MY GOODNESS! These were delicious! Easy too! I love that combo! Even my 4 yr old loved them… This recipe is a keeper! Thanks so much!

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    Paul — February 23, 2012 at 2:57 am

    Excellent, the perfect gluten free go-to dinner. Thanks!

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    Erin — April 13, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    I make this for my boyfriend at least once a week and he still loves it!! this recipe is perfect.

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    Scott — April 25, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    Wonderful recipe. My wife and I like a little more heat so we added a diced chipotle with a tablespoon of adobo sauce, and it was perfect!

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    Lily — August 9, 2012 at 5:32 am

    Holy crap! I made this recipe last night and both me and my husband were moaning with eat bite! It was that good!! (And my husband isn’t even a fan of Mexican food!)

    We ate it with crunchy taco shells and added some refried beans, guacamole, and some shredded cheese. This is entering our weekly menu! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe!!

    (I googled “pulled chicken tacos” and I’m so glad you were on the first page of results!!)

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    Augustine — August 23, 2012 at 3:40 am

    OMG!!!! This is fantastic. My OH absolutely loved it. Will definitely be on the menu regularly. Thanks so much for such a delish dish.

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    Sara — January 18, 2013 at 7:08 pm

    I just made this tonight for dinner and it was delicious. My husband and 18 month old daughter loved it. I served it over rice with avocado on top and a side salad. I will definitely be making it again!

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    Christina — January 28, 2013 at 6:10 pm

    Yum!
    also, I used greek yogurt as a substitute for the sour cream, and it was delicious.

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    KillerNoms — December 26, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    Really excellent. Only change I might consider is to brown the chicken on both sides first, and possibly trying thighs instead of breasts.

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    Traci — August 1, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    I made this today. Easy and delicious! I used a red pepper salsa and added extra spice. The only downside is that my avocado wasn’t perfectly ripe…so I’ll save the avocado slices for the leftovers. :]

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      Tessa — August 3, 2014 at 3:13 pm

      Wonderful! Ugh doesn’t it seem like the avocados from the store are either rock hard and need days to ripen or they’re perfectly ripe and need to be eaten that day?!

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