Beer Braised Chicken Tacos

Beer Braised Chicken Tacos

Enjoy this Mexican-style dinner featured with chicken, beer, Old El Paso® taco shells and green chiles – a wonderful meal.
  • 15 Minutes Prep
    35 Minutes Total
  • 8 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup Mexican beer
  • 1 tablespoon ground ancho chiles
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ green or mild red enchilada sauce
  • 8 Old El Paso™ taco shells (from 4.6-oz box), heated as directed on box
  • 1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 lime wedges
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and chicken; cook about 1 minute or until onion is tender. Stir in remaining sauce ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook uncovered about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Spoon chicken mixture into taco shells; top with remaining ingredients.


Calories220(Calories from Fat110),Total Fat12g(Saturated Fat4g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol40mgSodium460mgTotal Carbohydrate15g(Dietary Fiber2g Sugars4g),Protein11g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A20%;Vitamin C8%;Calcium4%;Iron6%; Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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