All posts tagged: mexican food

Chicken tacos

Have you ever made some chicken, bought a broasted chicken and had leftovers? Plus thinking my family does not do leftovers so what shall I do? Or just thought about chicken tacos and just not sure the best way to make the meat taste right? Hopefully this easy recipe will spice up the dinner table with bird tacos. Now you can make a chicken just for tacos as well, boil, roasted, baked even leftover fried will work. Just remove the skin and bones plus that nasty grisly stuff. It can be in hunks about bite size. The rest is simple……this can feed as many as you like of course depends on the amount of meat you have. Figure one cup of meat will make around four tacos. This recipe I used about two cups of broken up meat.  Chicken meat cooked, no skin, bones and weird fat stuff removed. Leave in large hunks it will break apart as it it stirred and cooked more.  1/2 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon oil 2 medium tomatoes or …

Stacked enchiladas 

Enchiladas sometimes can be time consuming…..making them “stacked” saves a ton of time. You can make them with a variety of meats or just cheese…here is the basic method, add or omit whatever you would like. This was especially works well for week or two or three old tortillas that would normally not hold up if you were making tacos.  1 pound hamburger, seasoned, browned and drained 1 package of corn tortillas 12-24 count Two cans red mild enchilada sauce one 19oz and the other 28oz Cheddar type cheese, Colby, longhorn, mild….all are good choices….about 3 cups grated 1/2 chopped onion 1 can sliced olives…or you and squish them up with your hands, drained Round baking dish like a ramikin  Cook hamburger and season with cumin, garlic salt or other taco seasoning, drain and set aside. While meat is browning preheat oven to 350, open large can of enchilada sauce and heat is a sauce pan that will allow tortillas to lay in flat. Chop onion and grate cheese. Once sauce is hot, one at …