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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro Photo by: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Soft Chicken Tacos

Everyone loves tacos. These Soft Chicken Tacos can be spicy or mild, depending on the type of salsa you choose. Serve with a tomato-and-onion salad.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2002

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup bottled chipotle salsa (such as Frontera)
  • 8 (6-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) preshredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled avocado
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl, tossing well to combine. Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture onto each tortilla; microwave each taco at high 30 seconds or until warm.

Top each taco with 2 tablespoons tomato, 1 tablespoon cheese, 1 tablespoon avocado, and 1 1/2 teaspoons sour cream; fold in half.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 404
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 12.4g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 33g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.2g
  • Fiber: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Iron: 3.4mg
  • Sodium: 623mg
  • Calcium: 193mg
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