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20-Minute Easy Chicken Tacos

20-Minute Easy Chicken Tacos

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20-Minute Easy Chicken Tacos

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 ea. Mission Yellow Corn Tortillas
  • 1 lb. Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless, or chicken breasts
  • 2 ea. Garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 T. Olive oil
  • 1 T. Chili powder
  • 1 T. Lime juice
  • 1/2 t. Onion powder
  • 1/2 t. Paprika
  • 1/2 t. Salt
  • 1/4 t. Black pepper
  • Pico de Gallo
  • 1 ea. Jalapeño, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c. Onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c. Tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c. Cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 t. lime juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Homemade Guacamole
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, mashed
  • 1/4 c. Cilantro, chopped
  • 2 T. Red onion, diced
  • 1 t. Jalapeño, diced
  • 1 t. Lime juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. To a large bowl or zip-seal bag, add the chicken, garlic, olive oil, lime juice and spices. Stir or shake to evenly combine.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat. Cook chicken 6-7 minutes per side or until it is no longer pink and the internal temperature of 165°F degrees. Remove from heat and cool for at least 5 minutes. Slice or chop into small cubes.
  3. For the Pico De Gallo: In a small bowl, combine the chopped tomato, jalapeño, onion, cilantro and lime juice and stir until well combined.
  4. For the Homemade Guacamole: In a medium bowl, mash avocados with lime juice and salt to taste. Add cilantro, onion and jalapeño and gently stir until well combined. Add additional salt and pepper to taste.
  5. On the stove top, char tortillas over the flame until lightly charred (optional).
  6. For the tacos: Assemble tacos by evenly distributing chicken onto each tortilla. Then evenly top with Pico de Gallo mixture and Homemade Guacamole.

Nutrition Facts

Recipe makes 4 servings

Serving Size 1 serving ( 3 Tacos )

Amount per serving

Calories 650

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

  • Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 41g 53%
    • Saturated Fat 8g 38%
    • Trans Fat 0g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat g
    • Monounsaturated Fat g
  • Cholesterol 90mg 30%
  • Sodium 180mg 8%
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
    • Dietary Fiber 17g 59%
    • Total Sugars 4g
      • Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
  • Protein 27g
  • Vitamin D 0mcg0%
  • Calcium 100mg8%
  • Iron 2.8mg15%
  • Potassium 1080mg25%

DID YOU KNOW?

THE AVOCADO IS A FRUIT, NOT A VEGETABLE?

Learn more about the amazing avocado, including it’s rich
history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious
superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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