SMOKED CHICKEN TACOS WITH PICKLED ONIONS & PINEAPPLE SALSA

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Difficulty: Intermediate     Prep Time: 20 min     Cook Time: 8-10 hrs

INGREDIENTS

6 whole smoked chicken legs – shredded and tossed with your favourite bbq sauce
12 corn tortillas

FOR THE PINEAPPLE SALSA

3 cups diced pineapple
1 long red chili pepper, seeded and diced
Juice of one lime
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

FOR THE PICKLED ONIONS

2 cups sliced red onions
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup red wine
2 tablespoons sugar

METHOD

  1. Pineapple Salsa: Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl. Let sit at room temperature for one hour to let the flavours develop.
  2. Pickled Onions: Bring the vinegar, wine and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan.
  3. Add the sliced onions and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Let cool, place in a clean glass jar and store in the refrigerator up to one week.
    Assemble tacos by layering chicken, salsa and onions on tortillas.