Chicken is a very versatile white meat protein for preparing meals and for tacos is no exception, since over time its consumption has been increasing, becoming for many a very rich choice that allows us to combine it with beans, creams and cheeses maintaining a balance of flavors, it is also a healthy and dietary option if we only add fresh vegetables.
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These tacos are the fastest to prepare, because chicken meat needs less cooking time than other types of meats, even though chicken is derived in several pieces, the most used is the breast, which despite not being the most juicy part is the most practical when preparing it to fill tacos, placing in the center or curling up, as is the case with tacos gold.
Type of preparation of chicken meat for tacos.
For the filling of these tacos, the chicken is prepared in three different ways, the first is to shred the breast and prepare it with sauteed vegetables or in a stew; the second way is to grill large breast fillets that once roasted we chop into strips or squares depending on the presentation we want; and as a third option we chop the fillets to sauté with vegetables in a pan or batter and fry them.
Most used sauces in chicken tacos.
There is nothing more tasty than eating a chicken taco with a good sauce, when it is shredded it is accompanied with guacamole, jalapeño, sour cream and red sauce, while for the roast chicken the barbecue sauce and the cooked green either spicy or not , enhances its flavor.
Where chicken taco is most consumed?
Chicken taco is very popular and at the same time very consumed throughout the Mexican territory, representing for the regions of Jalisco, Monterrey and Guerrero a frame of reference of a typical and native gastronomy, however, this dish has spread throughout other countries from Central America like Puerto Rico, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama and Guatemala, as in South America with the republics of Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Peru, and in the United States where Tex food has been given way -Mex. Taquizas (taco banquets) are also well known in the European continent, specifically in Spain, who are big consumers of chicken tacos.
Difference between golden tacos or (hard tacos/tacos dorados) and chicken flutes.
They could be easily confused since both are rolled up and then fried, the only difference lies in the size of the tortilla that is larger and oval, leaving the thinner and elongated flutes of about 30 cm.