Lime and Tequila = Chicken Taco…


Chicken Tacos with Tequila Lime Sauce
By the Gourmet Farm Girl
1 pound ground chicken
1 pkg. Taco seasoning
1 cup alfalfa sprouts
1 cup chopped lettuce
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
1 fresh avocado chopped
1 cup fresh cilantro (chop some and leave some whole)
3-4 tablespoons chipolte pepper flakes
1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 package Azteca Ultra Grain Flour Tortilla’s
(or your favorite tortilla)
Pre-chop and measure all the fresh ingredients and set aside
Cook chicken in a medium size skillet over medium to low heat till cooked through.
 (add a little olive oil if the chicken is very lean) add taco seasoning according to package directions and lower heat to simmer; stirring frequently.
Tequila Lime Sauce
1/2 cup Tequila
Juice of 1/2 lime plus zest
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 garlic clove minced
2 shallots minced
3/4 cup heavy cream
1 stick unsalted butter cut into pieces

1 teaspoon corn starch mixed with 3 teaspoons cold water blended

In a small sauce pan heat the Tequila, lime juice, zest, garlic, salt, pepper and shallots till boiling. Stir in the cream; add the butter till melted; whisk in the cornstarch mixture and simmer for 2-3 minutes; remove from heat; set aside till ready to use.
Note:  This is a very rich, tangy and distinctive tasting sauce
Heat 5-6 of the of tortilla’s on a grill top or skillet till just warm on both sides;
 remove from heat and tent in foil. This can be done with dry heat or a small spray of vegetable oil
You are now ready to assemble the best tasting gourmet taco you have ever made…
Start with the meat and top with some cheese, onions, tomato’s, lettuce, sprouts, avocado, sour cream and pepper flakes; pour 1-2 tablespoons of Tequila Lime Sauce over the top, garnish with cilantro fold in half and ENJOY!
This recipe makes approx 5-6 taco’s; double or triple if serving more