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Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Fairfax, California

Tiki Tacos

Looking for a spicy Mexican dinner using Old El Paso® taco shells, sauce and salsa? Then check out these tasty tacos filled with chicken and lettuce.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Salsa

1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/3
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice, drained

Tacos

1/2
cup shredded coconut
1
pkg (4.6 oz) Old El Paso® Taco Shells (12 shells)
2
cups diced cooked chicken
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Taco Sauce
1
avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
2/3
cup shredded Swiss cheese
2
cups chopped lettuce
1/2
cup sour cream

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine all salsa ingredients; mix well. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Place coconut in pie pan. Bake at 350°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once or twice. Arrange taco shells on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until warm.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine chicken and taco sauce; mix well. Cook over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.*
  • 4 Spoon chicken mixture into each taco shell. Top with avocado, cheese, lettuce and sour cream. Sprinkle with coconut. Serve with salsa.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine all salsa ingredients; mix well. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Place coconut in pie pan. Bake at 350°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once or twice. Arrange taco shells on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until warm.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine chicken and taco sauce; mix well. Cook over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.*
  • 4 Spoon chicken mixture into each taco shell. Top with avocado, cheese, lettuce and sour cream. Sprinkle with coconut. Serve with salsa.

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*To heat in microwave oven, combine chicken and taco sauce in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 4 to 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring once halfway through cooking.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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