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Chicken and Summer Vegetable Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy chicken and summer vegetable tacos recipe? Learn how to make chicken and summer vegetable tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mmdsc96

Makes 4 servings



I add in the tortillas separately.

Recipe Ingredients for chicken and summer vegetable tacos

1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons canola oil
13 ounces chicken breast tenders
1 cup chopped red onion (about 1)
1 cup fresh corn kernels (about 2 ears)
1 cup chopped zucchini (about 4 ounces)
1/2 cup green salsa
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided
2 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Recipe Directions for chicken and summer vegetable tacos

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients, stirring well. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle the spice mixture evenly over chicken. Add chicken to pan; sauté for 3 minutes. Add onion, corn, and zucchini to pan; sauté for 2 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir in salsa and 2 tablespoons cilantro. Cook 2 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates, stirring frequently.

  2. Working with 2 tortillas at a time, arrange tortillas in a single layer on a baking sheet; lightly coat tortillas with cooking spray. Broil 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Spoon about 3/4 cup chicken mixture in the center of each tortilla; sprinkle each serving with 1/4 cup cheese. Broil an additional 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Repeat procedure with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture, and cheese. Sprinkle each serving with about 3/4 teaspoon of remaining cilantro. Serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 235.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
205
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
634mg
26%
Potassium
235mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
13.2g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
23.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 23% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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