Skip to Main Content

El Taco Mercado Pollo Taco Recipe

Skip to Next Section

El Taco Mercado Pollo Taco Recipe

Valleyfair

Valleyfair is the Upper Midwest's largest amusement park, offering endless fun and thrills with world-class rides, attractions and live entertainment.

Last year, El Taco Mercado debuted a new menu featuring a variety of delicious street tacos. Today we are bringing one of those recipes into your house, so grab your apron and mixing bowl because it's time to make some pollo tacos. 

Our Foods Team makes this recipe incredibly easy to follow and try at home. We hope you enjoy it! Be sure to share your finished products with us on social media by tagging us @ValleyfairMN or using the hashtag #Valleyfair.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken Breast (as many tacos as you are making)
  • Taco Seasoning (1 packet)
  • Whole Kernel Sweet Corn (1 can)
  • 1 Lime
  • Minced Garlic (1 tablespoon)
  • Red Onion (1/4 cup chopped)
  • Cilantro (as much as you would like)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Cotija cheese
  • 6-inch tortilla shells

Recipe:

1. Prep chicken breasts by trimming the fat off and coating in taco seasoning

2. Place chicken breasts on a pan with aluminum foil and preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit

3. Cook chicken breasts for 15-20 minutes, until no pink is left and then remove from oven and let cool. While chicken is cooking, make corn relish mix.

4. Open and drain one can of whole kernel sweet corn and put into a medium-size mixing bowl

5. Chop up ¼ cup of red onions; you can use less if you prefer less and put the red onion into mixing bowl with corn

6. Chop your desired amount of cilantro. Typically one "cluster" is plenty. Remember to cut off the stem before chopping the leaves then place in corn and onion mix.

7. Cut one small lime in half and squeeze both halves over corn mix. 

8. Season corn mix with one tablespoon of minced garlic and salt to taste

9. Once the chicken is finished cooking, shred chicken using two forks. 

10. Grab a plate, put the tortilla shell on the bottom, add seasoned chicken, top with corn relish mix, and sprinkle cotija cheese on top.

11. Serve and enjoy!

Related Topics:

Share This

Valleyfair

Valleyfair is the Upper Midwest's largest amusement park, offering endless fun and thrills with world-class rides, attractions and live entertainment.

Post a Comment

Skip to Next Section

3-Point Challenge Shootout Returns with New Kicks in 2020

If you have ever been at Valleyfair on Saturday during the heat of the season, you may have noticed something exciting happening at 3-Point Challenge.
Read More

5 Most Popular Rides of 2019

Can you guess which roller coaster gave the most rides this season?
Read More

2020 Brings New Seasons of Fun

Opening day is right around the corner, and this season, we are bringing you an entertainment lineup, unlike anything you have seen before.
Read More

Valleyfair Revs Up the Fun with New Monster Jam® Experience

As if all of the fun this summer with Peanuts Celebration and Grand Carnivale, wasn’t enough we’re revving up the fun with a brand-new, limited-time, interactive experience through a new partnership with Monster Jam®.
Read More

A Look Back at Valleyfair Through the Years

Take a trip with us through Valleyfair's history!
Read More

Take Class Outside with Valleyfair's Youth Programs

When you participate in our youth programs or student field trips, Valleyfair becomes your own interactive, state-of-the-art classroom (and the ultimate playground for after class).
Read More

Get ready for all new AWESOME in 2020! 

Get rewards simply by having fun? YES! With Valleyfair's Pass Perks, a new rewards program exclusively for Season Passholders, each and every park visit counts toward earning fantastic surprises that you can redeem on future visits!
Read More

Meet Former Navy SEAL - Dan McKeon

Today and every day we are proud to honor the heroes who keep our country safe. We also want to recognize and thank the veterans who work right here at Valleyfair for their service!
Read More

Preparing Valleyfair for Winter

As the temperature drops and snow starts to fall, many of us focus on the upcoming holiday season and winter activities. Not the Valleyfair Maintenance team. It is full speed ahead to get the park ready for 2020.
Read More

Favorite Moments from 2019

Can you believe the season is already over? Here at Valleyfair, we are already missing the rush of roller coasters, the splashes from speed slides, and the screams from giggling children in Planet Snoopy. It has been a whirlwind of a year and there were so many awesome moments from this season, we wanted to take a second to review some of our favorite moments from 2019.
Read More