Recipe Summary

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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This recipe is...

  • low in fat
  • rich in protein
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Basic Soft Chicken Tacos

This recipe serves:  4
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
1 lime
8 meduim-sized flour tortillas
salsa fresca, optional
guacamole, optional
diced tomatoes, optional
shredded lettuce, optional
Cooking Instructions
1. Have brush the olive oil all over the chicken strips and then sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.

2. Place a skillet or grill pan over high heat and lightly coat with oil. Cook the chicken about 2 to 4 minutes per side, until cooked through and place on cutting board to rest for about 5 minutes.

3. can cut the limes in half, pierce the juice side with a fork and twist to release the juices over the cooked chicken.

4. Cut the chicken into thin slices across the grain and then let cut each slice into bite-sized pieces for bringing to the table.

5. can warm the flour tortillas by dipping first in water and then placing in a dry pan over low heat. Use tongs to lift out and wrap in a towel to keep warm.

6. can assemble the tacos at the table with salsa fresca and guacamole , or serve with diced tomatoes and shredded lettuce.

Serving Size: 2 soft tacos

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 4

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 323
  • Carbohydrate
  • 34 g
  • Fat
  • 7 g
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • Protein
  • 31 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 1 g
  • Sodium
  • 561 mg