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This delicious recipe comes from an issue of The 4 Blades Magazine called The Dinner Party Issue! Click here to learn more about our amazing thermomixing magazine. 

If you are looking for a recipe that is quick, easy and will please almost anyone, this is the one to cook. Tacos are great for entertaining, as your guests can build their tacos any way they like. Vary the filings to suit your tastes. 

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Mexican Chicken Tacos

  • Serving Size: 6

  • Author: The 4 Blades Magazine - The Dinner Party Issue
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 27
  • Total Time: 32



  • 600g chicken thighs or breast, roughly chopped
  • 600g liquid chicken stock
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 mild chilli, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 20g olive oil
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • salt
  • pepper

To serve

  • tortillas
  • lettuce
  • sour cream
  • guacamole or avocado slices
  • cheese
  • jalapeños, sliced


  1. Place chicken (600g) into the internal steaming basket. Set the basket in place. Add the liquid stock (600g) to the bowl. Program 11 minutes / 100C / Speed 2, measuring cap on. Remove the lid and mix the chicken pieces around to allow for even cooking.
  2. Program again 11 minutes / 100C / Speed 2, measuring cap on.
  3. Once cooked, remove chicken and liquid. Set both aside.
  4. Clean and dry the bowl. Add onion (1), garlic cloves (2) and chilli (1) to the bowl. Chop Speed 7 / 3 seconds. Scrape down sides.
  5. Add the cumin (1 tsp), coriander (1 tsp), paprika (1 tsp) and oil (20g) to the bowl. Program 5 minutes / 110C* / Speed 2.
  6. Add chicken back to bowl. Shred Reverse+Speed 4 / 4-6 seconds.
  7. Squeeze lime juice (from 1 lime) over the chicken and add a little of the set aside chicken stock to moisten chicken. Season with salt and pepper. Mix Reverse+Speed 2 to combine.
  8. Serve in tortillas with fillings of choice.


  • * If your machine does not go above 100C, set to Steaming Temperature which is usually between 110-115C. Please refer to your user manual for correct information for the appropriate setting for your machine.


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