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Zesty Chicken Tacos
Zesty Chicken Tacos

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 8

(220 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 324
Protein: 34 g
Carbs: 52 g
Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 1030 mg
Fiber: 17 g

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Enjoy these taqueria style tacos at home - the aroma will spice up your kitchen! This recipe uses high fiber tortillas, making them even more filling.
Ingredients:
1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast
1 16-ounce container of prepared fresh salsa
16 ounces water
8 taco size low-fat flour tortillas

Taco Fixing Ideas:
Chopped green or red onions
Shredded or chopped lettuce
Chopped Tomatoes
Chopped avocado (moderation here!)
Directions:
1 Cook chicken breasts in a medium-sized frying pan until thoroughly cooked or no longer pink inside. Shred chicken or cut into bite size pieces.
2 Add the container of salsa to the chicken, fill the empty container with water and add to the salsa/chicken mixture.
3 Stir and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until most of the liquid is reduced.
4 Divide chicken mixture evenly and spoon into flour tortillas. Add taco fixings as desired
5 **To lower sodium, use no salt added crushed tomatoes and season with onion, garlic and hot chiles. Or, check sodium content of tortillas and select lower sodium tortillas.**
6 This recipes uses high fiber tortillas such as La Tortilla Factory. Yield: 8 tacos. 1 serving: 2 tacos.
7 ENJOY!

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