Chicken birria tacos

Chicken Birria Tacos

Chicken birria tacos are a comforting recipe for taco night. This is an easy and mostly beginner-friendly recipe. This recipe needs a few ingredients from your pantry. Its main ingredients are chicken and chili peppers. Today recipes4me will make chicken birria tacos recipe in our kitchen. We will provide you with all ingredients and directional steps to make this recipe. So let’s get started.  #ChickenBirriaTacos #BirriaTacos

Time required

Preparation – 5 minutes

Cooking – 65 minutes

Total – 70 minutes


Servings – 7

Ingredients required for chicken birria tacos recipe

  1. Chicken breast – 1 lb 
  2. Chilli papers – 8 
  3. California chili pepper – 2
  4. Pepper broth – ½ cup
  5. Chicken broth – 3 cups
  6. Cinnamon sticks – 2
  7. Sofrito  – ¼ cup
  8. Garlic minced – 2 tablespoons
  9. Chipotle – 1 can
  10. Onion diced – ½ 
  11. Tomato paste – 1 small can
  12. Onion powder – 1 tablespoon
  13. Chilli powder – ½ tablespoons.
  14. Garlic powder – 1 tablespoon
  15. Sazon seasoning – 1 tablespoon
  16. Cumin powder – 2 tablespoons
  17. Green seasoning – 2 tablespoons
  18. Salt – as per taste
  19. Black pepper ½ teaspoon
  20. Shredded cheese – 8 Oz 
  21. Lime – 1 slice 
  22. Cilantro – 2 tablespoons

Equipment required

  1. Bowls 
  2. Knife
  3. Griddle
  4. Flipper
  5. Skillet 
  6. Grinder

Chicken birria tacos

Directions for chicken birria tacos

Step 1.

Take papers and cut their top to take out the seeds. After that, put these papers in the boiling water and let them boil for 15 minutes.

Chicken birria tacos

Step 2.

Now prepare the seasoning in a bowl and add all the ingredients which are mentioned in the ingredients section.

Chicken birria tacos

Step 3.

Now take the chicken breast and sprinkle the half seasoning on it. You are free to use any extra seasoning for your chicken.

Step 4.

With the hand mix chicken breast and seasoning together.

Step 5.

Take a skillet and put it on medium flame. When it gets warmer put the chicken breast in it.

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Step 6.

Cook both sides of the chicken breast for 5 minutes.

Step 7.

Our papers are softer now. Put them in the grinder with sofrito and grind them.

Step 8.

Take a pressure cooker and add this mixture from the grinder to the cooker. 

Step 9.

Put some butter in it also add tomato paste and the remaining seasoning and add 3 cups of water and mix well.

Step 10.

Now add the chicken breast to it. After that add cinnamon sticks and a bunch of thyme and mix well.

Step 11.

Now cover the pressure cooker and cook for 35 minutes. After 35 minutes your chicken is ready. Take them aside in a bowl.

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Step 12.

Take the corn tortillas and dip them in the sauce and after that place the tortillas on the prepared griddle.

Step 13.

Now put the pieces of the chicken cheese and diced onion on the tortilla and let them cook for 3 minutes.

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Step 14.

After 3 minutes flip half part of the tortilla very gently. Cook for 1 minute.

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Step 15.

Now flip the tortilla and cook the other side of the tortilla for 1 minute. Repeat this process for all the tortillas.

Your chicken birria tacos recipe is ready to eat. Once you eat you will become an all-time fan of this recipe. Make this recipe at home and give a treat to your friends and family. If you like the recipe, share it with your friends. If it seems difficult to make this recipe but you want to eat search chicken birria tacos near me on the internet you will find the best place near you. If you want more recipes like this visit our website recipes4me. There you will find a number of special recipes.

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