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Coconut Chicken Tacos With Mango & Pineapple Salsa

Serves: 6
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Take a trip to the tropics with these sweet and savory Coconut Chicken Tacos!  Fresh-made mango and pineapple salsa coupled with creamy chipotle cream perfectly compliment crunchy Coconut Tenders.  Hold onto this one…it’s sure to be a hit!

Ingredients

Salsa

  • 1 ½ Cups Pineapple, small diced
  • 1 ½ Cups Mango, small diced
  • ½ Small Red Onion, finely diced
  • 2 T Fresh Cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1 T Honey
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • 1 Jalapeno, seeds removed, finely diced
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste

Guacamole

  • 2 Avocados
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, finely minced
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste

Chipotle Cream

  • 1 Chipotle, from a can of chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1-3 T Heavy Cream, thin to desired consistency
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste

Garnish

  • ½ Head Romaine Lettuce, shredded
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Lime Wedges

Preparation

  1. Prepare Salsa: Mix all ingredients until well blended. Season with salt & pepper, to taste
  2. Prepare Guacamole: Smash avocado to desired consistency. Blend with remaining ingredients. Mix well and season with salt & pepper, to taste.
  3. Prepare Chipotle Cream: Place all ingredient s in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Season with salt & pepper, to taste
  4. Wrap tortillas in foil and keep warm in a 300°F oven for 20 minutes until ready to serve. Alternatively, lightly brush with oil and grill until golden brown. Do this method when ready to serve.
  5. Prepare Coconut Tenders: In a large skillet heat oil (1/8” deep) over medium heat until it reaches 350°F. Carefully add chicken tenders to hot oil and cook approximately 10 minutes, turning halfway through until both sides are golden brown. Fully cook to an internal temperature of 170°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Remove Chicken from oil and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  6. Allow chicken to cool 5 minutes and cut each tender into thirds.

To Serve

  1. Arrange fixings on a large platter and serve tacos family style.

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