Chicken Soft Tacos with Sautéed Onions and Apples

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Chicken Soft Tacos with Sautéed Onions and ApplesRecipe
Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Fonda Shaia
In this recipe, a savory-sweet taco filling is encased in warm flour tortillas.
4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)


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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon butter
2 cups thinly sliced onion
2 cups thinly sliced peeled Granny Smith apple (about 2 apples)
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 (6-inch) flour tortillas


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle the chicken evenly with salt, nutmeg, and pepper. Add chicken to pan; sauté 7 minutes or until golden. Remove the chicken from pan; keep warm.

Melt butter in pan over medium heat. Add onion; cook 4 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add apple; cook 6 minutes or until golden, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Return chicken to pan; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.

Heat tortillas according to package directions. Arrange 1/2 cup chicken mixture evenly over each tortilla.

Created date

July 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 454
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 12.6 g
Satfat 3.8 g
Monofat 6.1 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 32.9 g
Carbohydrate 51.5 g
Fiber 4.8 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 3.3 mg
Sodium 705 mg
Calcium 116 mg