Monday, February 06, 2012

Fiesta Chicken Tacos: Secret Recipe Club

I was afraid I wouldn't have time to find and prepare a new-to-me recipe from a new-to-me blog for this month's Secret Recipe Club. You see, I've been wearing an extra hat these days. In addition to being the Head Chef and Chief Multitasker for my family, with responsibilities including laundry, homemaking, chauffeuring, homework-related nagging and making sure the kids (and their friends) don't play ball in the house, I have also become a Stage Mother.

My younger son, age 9, has been performing in a not-local-enough production of Pippin. Since he's 9, I'm with him at each and every rehearsal and performance, and there have been a lot of rehearsals. It's all worth it, I keep telling myself, as I look at my filthy kitchen floor and wipe my bleary eyes (late-night rehearsals don't sit too well with this early bird.)

I was happy to find this 3-ingredient recipe for Fiesta Salsa Shredded Chicken at my assigned blog, The Yummy Life. When I've got more time, there are a lot more recipes I want to try at this blog, like the Everyday Vinaigrette, Tortilla Cups, and Dulce De Leche Brownie Bites (oh, who am I kidding--I wanted to try almost every recipe on this blog!) But I didn't have a lot of time, so I stuck with this simple--and simply delicious--slow-cooker taco filling recipe.

This reviewer gives the recipe's performance 5 stars!  It's definitely Stage-Mother-Approved, taking only 5 minutes to assemble and about the same amount of time to shred the chicken before serving.  Since it's a slow-cooker recipe, it's perfect for Matinee days.  And it would make a can't-miss Cast Party hit, since my slow cooker has a "warm" setting that would keep this chicken nice and hot until the performance is over and everyone's ready to eat.

Here's how to make it! The full recipe is at Cook and Count.


Don't miss this and all of Monica's other appetizing recipes at The Yummy Life!


12 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for all the props you gave my blog and recipe. Sometimes the simplest recipes are best--you chose one of my favorites. Great job! I'm signing off now so I can browse around your great list of recipes. :-)

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  2. What a great recipe for a Mom on the go. Good luck to your son when he performs.

    If you haven't already, I'd love for you to check out my SRC entry: Crunchy Fudgy Heart Bites

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

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  3. Wow, so easy and I bet everyone loves this.

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  4. I love simple recipes like this and hope to make it very soon!!

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  5. I love slow cooker recipes - so easy and yummy. These tacos look great! :)

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  6. Wow, you sound super busy and this recipe seems like the perfect thing for your schedule! It really sounds delicious.

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  7. YUM! Sounds so quick and simple!

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  8. I love Chicken Tacos and this sounds so easy and fabulous.

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  9. Chicken tacos are amazing. My daughter's boyfriend had never had them with chicken before. I was stunned last week when he told me. 19 and never had chicken tacos, so sad. I righted that wrong asap. Yours look fantastic.

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  10. How clever to adapt this to the crockpot. And it is so simple. Just 3 ingredients!! Wonderful.

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  11. 3 ingredients? That's all!! Have to make these!!!! And a slowcooker recipe at that!!

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