Lean and Mean Grilled Chicken Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy Lean and Mean Grilled Chicken Tacos recipe? Learn how to make Lean and Mean Grilled Chicken Tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



Chicken tacos are a quick and easy meal idea for lunch or dinner. With just a few small tweaks, you can take this meal from "kinda healthy" to downright good for you. This recipe is an excellent source of fiber and a good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A. From Core Performance. chicken breast, cilantro, salsa, * 6-inch whole wheat tortillas, tomato, romaine lettuce, cheddar cheese, avocado, sour cream cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Lean and Mean Grilled Chicken Tacos

16 oz grilled boneless, skinless chicken breast
1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro
1/2 cup of salsa
296 g (8 medium 6-inch, fajita) whole wheat tortillas
1 cup chopped tomato
1 cup chopped romaine lettuce (11251)
3/4 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese
1 (sliced or chopped) avocado
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream (87270)

Recipe Directions for Lean and Mean Grilled Chicken Tacos

  1. Sprinkle some of your favorite Mexican seasoning (Cumin, Adobe from Goya, Chili Powder, etc) onto the chicken breasts and then grill about 6-7 minutes a side.

  2. Remove the chicken from the grill and allow it to cool. When chicken has cooled so it's warm to the touch, chop into bite size pieces.

  3. Combine the chopped chicken breast with the cilantro and salsa in a medium bowl, tossing well to combine.

  4. Place two spoonfuls on each whole wheat tortilla and top with tomato, cheese, avocado, lettuce, and sour cream.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 375.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
606
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.3g
36%
Saturated Fat
6.3g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
121mg
40%
Sodium
714mg
30%
Potassium
764mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
45.9g
15%
Dietary Fiber
7.8g
31%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
50.5g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 27% Iron 19%
* 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
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