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Chicken Tacos with Guacamole and Tomato Salsa

Quick, healthy, and delicious! These tacos are just as fun as they are to make as they are to eat!

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Ingredients

Tortillas:

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, sliced

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2 cup water

Fresh Tomato Salsa:

2 pints grape tomatoes, chopped

1 cup chopped onion

juice of 1 lime

1 jalapeño, chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 loosely packed cup of cilantro, chopped

salt and pepper, to taste

Guacamole:

1 avocado

1/4 cup red onion, chopped

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

1/2 lime, juiced

salt and pepper, to taste

Grilled chicken

Instructions

Tortillas:

  1. Combine flour, salt and butter in a small bowl. Use a pastry blender to combine ingredients. Make sure the butter is cut into small pieces!
  2. Add vegetable oil and water to flour mixture.
  3. Stir with hands until thoroughly combined. This will take about five minutes or more.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and leave for two hours.

Once the dough is done resting:

  1. Place a cast iron griddle over medium-low heat and let heat up.
  2. Uncover the dough and weigh out 1-1/2 ounces for each tortilla. Roll into small balls. 
  3. Place the dough in the tortilla press and press until desired thickness.
  4. Place flattened tortilla on heated up pan and cook until starting to brown, 30 seconds to a minute per side.
  5. Remove from heat and enjoy!

 

Fresh Tomato Salsa:

  1. Combine all ingredients. Stir. Season to taste.

 

Guacamole:

  1. In a molcajete, crush avocado. Stir in red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pepper.

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