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Chicken Pomegranate Guac Tacos

Photo: Jonny Valiant
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tacos)
The juicy pomegranate seeds in Chicken Pomegranate Guac Tacos add tangy flavor, and research has shown they have more inflammation-fighting antioxidants than red wine or green tea.

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless and skinless chicken breast halves
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free Mexican seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 avocado, peeled
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 lime
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 8 tablespoons sliced red onion
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 8 tablespoons crumbled low-fat queso fresco

Nutrition Information

  • calories 374
  • fat 12.8 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 6.6 g
  • polyfat 2.1 g
  • protein 29 g
  • carbohydrate 38 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 67 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 380 mg
  • calcium 167 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill pan over high heat. Coat chicken with olive oil spray; season with Mexican seasoning and salt. Grill 4–5 minutes per side; cut into bite-size cubes. In bowl, mash avocado with fork; stir in pomegranate seeds, juice from 1 lime, and minced garlic. On each of 4 plates, divide chicken and guacamole among 2 (6-inch) corn tortillas; top with 2 tablespoons sliced red onion, 1/4 cup shredded red cabbage, and 2 tablespoons crumbled low-fat queso fresco.

Cook's Notes

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