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Puréed Southwest Style Chicken Tacos

1 Serving
Photo of Puréed Southwest Style Chicken Tacos Packaging

Thick-It® Purées make it easy to enjoy this Mexican restaurant favorite in the comfort of your own home.

Ingredients

1/3 cup Thick-It® Seasoned Chicken Patty Purée

1/3 cup Thick-It® Sweet Corn Purée

2 Tbsp Tomato Sauce, Canned

1/2 tsp Taco Seasoning, Salt-Free

1 tsp Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener

Optional
1/3 cup Thick-It® Mixed Fruit and Berry Purée

Serving Size

1/3 cup of Puréed Southwest Style Chicken

1/4 cup of Puréed Southwest Style Corn

3 Tbsp of Thickened Tomato Sauce

Directions

1. Place Thick-It® Seasoned Chicken Patty Purée in a microwave-safe bowl and cover. Microwave on high for 30–60 seconds until hot and steaming (165°F). Stir. Hold at 140°F or higher until served.*

2. Place Thick-It® Sweet Corn Purée in a microwave-safe bowl and cover. Microwave on high for 30–60 seconds until hot and steaming (165°F). Stir. Hold at 140°F or higher until served.*

3. In a sauce pan, combine tomato sauce with taco seasoning and Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener. Mix well.

4. Heat sauce on cook top until hot and steaming (165°F), stirring occasionally. Hold at 140°F or higher until served.

5. Test Puréed Southwest Style Chicken, Puréed Southwest Style Corn, and Thickened Tomato Sauce per IDDSI Testing Methods (Puréed Diet, PU4) using the Fork Drip Test and Spoon Tilt Test. Refer to IDDSI.org for details.

6. Portion with 1/4 cup of Puréed Southwest Style Corn on bottom of serving dish. Place 1/3 cup of Puréed Southwest Style Chicken on top. Top with 3 Tbsp of Thickened Tomato Sauce. Serve immediately.

7. Discard any unused portions of prepared recipe.

*ALTERNATIVE METHOD: Put Thick-It® Purée in a sauce pan. Heat until hot and steaming (165°F), stirring occasionally. Hold at 140°F or higher until served.

Serving Suggestions

If desired, serve 1/3 cup of Thick-It® Mixed Fruit and Berry Purée on the side. Test fruit per IDDSI Testing Methods (Puréed Diet, PU4) using the Fork Drip Test and Spoon Tilt Test before serving. Refer to IDDSI.org for details.

Presentation Suggestions

1. Puréed meat is thickened for piping presentation. Before heating, add 1 tsp of Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener per 1/3 cup of Thick-It® Seasoned Chicken Patty Purée. Heat and hold as instructed above.

2. To create a taco-like appearance, pipe ingredients separately using heat-resistant pastry bag and piping tips. Pipe Puréed Southwest Style Corn into round or other appealing shape on bottom of serving dish to resemble a tortilla. Pipe Puréed Southwest Style Chicken onto tortilla and top with piped Thickened Tomato Sauce. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving

Calories 177

Protein 16.17 g

Total Carbohydrates 15.13 g

Total Fat 6.32 g

Sodium 683.39 mg

Cholesterol 104 mg

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