Weeknight Chili Chicken Tacos

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Need to eat fast? These tacos come together in no time and use ingredients that you probably already have in your fridge. Heating the tortillas gently in a dry skillet makes them easier to fold, yielding a neater finished taco. Serve with lime wedges and a tossed salad.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast cut in 1/2-inch (1 cm) cubes
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 sweet red pepper sliced
  • 1 sweet orange pepper sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 8 corn tortillas warmed
  • 8 flour tortillas warmed
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 4 fresh cilantro sprigs chopped

Method

In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté chicken, chili powder and cumin until chicken is browned, about 3 minutes.

Add onion, red pepper, salt and pepper; sauté until red pepper is are tender-crisp and chicken is no longer pink inside, about 3 minutes. Stir in tomato.

Divide chicken mixture among tortillas; top with salsa, sour cream and cilantro. Fold uncovered half of each tortilla over filling.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 344 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 285.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Potassium 656 mg
  • Cholesterol 71 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 13.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 17.0
  • Vitamin C 93.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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