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Chicken Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken tacos recipe? Learn how to make Chicken tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gxferguson

Makes 17 servings



Chicken with red peppers, green chilies, onions and cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken tacos

17 white corn tortilla
1 1/4 lbs chicken breast, shredded
3 1/2 oz green chili, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 red pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
12 oz cheddar cheese
2 cups tomatoes, diced
5 tbsp vegetable oil

Recipe Directions for Chicken tacos

  1. Cook chicken in boiling water for just a couple of minutes, do not over cook. The chicken will be cooked again.

  2. Shred chicken by hand and remove "tough" pieces.

  3. Saute red pepper, onion and green chilies in with olive oil. Add garlic powder, oregano & cumin to taste.

  4. Add chicken when peppers and onions are translucent.

  5. Soften corn tortillas in oil over medium heat and pat dry to remove the oil.

  6. Add mixture to the tortillas and cook in a pan over medium heat until crisp on the sides.

  7. Add tomatoes and cheese then serve

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 119.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
239
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.3g
20%
Saturated Fat
5.5g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
49mg
16%
Sodium
182mg
8%
Potassium
215mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
12.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
16.9g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 18% Iron 4%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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