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Mexican Pulled Chicken

Mexican Pulled Chicken

Description

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 40

Ingredients

Serves 3

  • 2 chicken breasts

  • 2 tsp paprika

  • 1.5 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp chilli powder

  • 2 tbsp ketchup

  • 1 onion

  • 1 tsbp red wine vinegar

  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes

Directions

  • 01

    1. Rub the chicken with the cumin and the smoked paprika, salt and pepper.

  • 02

    2. Pre-heat the oven to 190c.

  • 03

    3. Fry the chicken on both sides in a frying pan, browning both sides to get a crusty spiced outer layer to the chicken.

  • 04

    4. Add the chopped onion, ketchup and chopped tomatoes to the pan, along with the vinegar.

  • 05

    5. Cover the pan with foil and place in the oven or place all the contents into an oven proof casserole dish.

  • 06

    6. Cook in the oven for 30-35 minutes

  • 07

    7. After this time, remove the dish from the oven and carefully remove the foil.

  • 08

    8. Using two forks, shred the chicken into strands.

  • 09

    9. Taste, add some salt and pepper if needed, and if the sauce is too thin add it back to the oven (without the chicken) to cook uncovered for 5 more minutes before mixing it altogether.

  • 10

    10. Serve with wedges or rice salad or flatbreads. 

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