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Puréed Southwest Style Chicken Tacos

5 Servings
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Every day can be taco day with this simple, tasty, Mexican-inspired recipe.

Ingredients

1 can (14 oz) Thick-It® Seasoned Chicken Patty Purée

1 can (15 oz) Thick-It® Sweet Corn Purée

4 fl oz Tomato Sauce, Canned

1 Tbsp Taco Seasoning, Salt-Free

2 Tbsp Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener

Optional
1 can (15 oz) Thick-It® Mixed Fruit and Berry Purée

Serving Size

#12 scoop of Puréed Southwest Style Corn

#10 scoop of Puréed Southwest Style Chicken

#24 scoop of Thickened Tomato Sauce

Directions

1. Place Thick-It® Seasoned Chicken Patty Purée in a baking pan. Cover and heat in a steamer to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F for 15 seconds (CCP). Stir. Hold at 140°F or higher until service (CCP).*

2. Place Thick-It® Sweet Corn Purée in a baking pan. Cover and heat in a steamer to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F for 15 seconds (CCP). Stir. Hold at 140°F or higher until service (CCP).*

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, stirring occasionally, to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F for 15 seconds (CCP). Hold at 140°F or higher until service (CCP).

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 a #12 scoop of Puréed Southwest Style Corn on bottom of serving dish. Place a #10 scoop of Puréed Southwest Style Chicken on top. Top with #24 scoop of Thickened Tomato Sauce. Serve immediately.

7. Discard any unused portions of prepared recipe.

*ALTERNATIVE METHOD: May heat each Thick-It® Purée ingredient separately in sauce pan on cook top to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F for 15 seconds (CCP). Stir. Assemble according to the directions above. Hold at 140°F or higher until service (CCP).

Serving Suggestions

If desired, serve #10 scoop 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 Tbsp of Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener per 5 servings (or 1 can) 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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