Chicken Tacos Recipe

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


Submitted by eliseosborn

Makes 6 servings



To warm the tortillas, wrap them in foil and heat in a 350-degree oven for 15 minutes. Top the tacos with shredded lettuce, grated cheese, diced avocado, tomato, and sour cream.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken tacos

3 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 garlic cloves , minced
2 teaspoons chipotle chiles, minced in adobo sauce
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
4 breasts of chicken, skinless
1 teaspoon yellow mustard
1 Salt and pepper
12 flour tortillas, 6 inch

Recipe Directions for Chicken tacos

  1. 1. POACH CHICKEN Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and chipotle and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in orange juice, Worcestershire, and cup cilantro and bring to boil. Add chicken and simmer, covered, over medium-low heat until meat registers 160 degrees, 10 to 15 minutes, flipping chicken halfway through cooking. Transfer to plate and tent with foil.

  2. 2. SHRED AND SAUCE Increase heat to medium-high and cook until liquid is reduced to cup, about 5 minutes. Off heat, whisk in mustard. Using 2 forks, shred chicken into bite-sized pieces and return to skillet. Add remaining cilantro to skillet and toss until well combined. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with tortillas.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 210.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
363
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
113mg
38%
Sodium
186mg
8%
Potassium
393mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
25.0g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
39.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 6% Iron 11%
* 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 sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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