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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 33.2
  • Total Fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 26.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g

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Chicken Tacos

Submitted by: TABBYKAT75
Chicken Tacos

Introduction

Tacos are a quick and easy meal, but how do you lighten them up and not sacrifice all the flavor? Use ground chicken instead of beef for this low-fat, low-cal, and yummy alternative. Tacos are a quick and easy meal, but how do you lighten them up and not sacrifice all the flavor? Use ground chicken instead of beef for this low-fat, low-cal, and yummy alternative.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 medium onion, chopped
    1 pound ground chicken
    1 tablespoon flour
    1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, undrained
    1 teaspoon chili powder
    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    8 taco shells
    2 ounces reduced-fat Monterery Jack cheese, coarsely grated (1/2 cup)
    1 to 1 1/2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
    2/3 cup prepared tomato salsa

Directions

1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and sauté 5 minutes, until softened. Increase heat to medium-high and add ground chicken. Cook chicken about 3 minutes, until lightly browned, breaking up with the back of a wooden spoon and stirring frequently.

2. Sprinkle flour over chicken mixture and stir until blended. Stir in undrained chopped green chilies, chili powder, oregano, and salt; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

3. Spoon chicken mixture into taco shells. Sprinkle each with grated cheese and top with shredded lettuce. Spoon salsa over lettuce and serve immediately.

Per serving: Calories 360, fat 15 g, saturated fat 4 g, cholesterol 85 mg, sodium 900 mg, carbohydrate 25 g, fiber 5 g, protein 30 g.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TABBYKAT75.






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