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Chicken birria tacos

Chicken birria tacos are a popular Mexican dish that consists of tacos filled with tender, flavorful shredded chicken that has been cooked in a savory and spicy broth. The chicken is often served with a variety of toppings, such as diced onions, chopped cilantro, diced tomatoes, and shredded cheese. The tacos are typically served with a side of broth, which is made from the cooking liquid of the chicken, and can be used to dip the tacos or drizzle over the top to add even more flavor. Chicken birria tacos are a delicious and satisfying meal that is perfect for any occasion.


4 lbs chicken thighs
1 onion, quartered
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeno, seeds and stem removed
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
2 cups chicken broth
1 cinnamon stick
2 bay leaves
1 cup diced onions
1 cup chopped cilantro
1 cup diced tomatoes
Shredded cheese, for serving
Corn or flour tortillas, for serving


In a large pot or Dutch oven, combine the chicken, onion, garlic, jalapeno, cumin, chili powder, paprika, oregano, salt, vinegar, chicken broth, cinnamon stick, and bay leaves.
Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer until the chicken is tender and cooked through, about 2 hours.
Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it using two forks.
Strain the broth and reserve it for serving.
To assemble the tacos, heat a tortilla in a dry pan or on a griddle.
Place a spoonful of shredded chicken in the center of the tortilla, then top with diced onions, chopped cilantro, diced tomatoes, and shredded cheese.
Fold the tortilla in half and press gently to seal.
Repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling.
Serve the tacos with a side of the reserved broth for dipping or drizzling. Enjoy!
I hope you enjoy this recipe for chicken birria tacos!

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?