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Easy Grilled Chicken Tacos

Easy Grilled Chicken Tacos Recipe

Easy Grilled Chicken Tacos

Prep Time : 15 Minutes
Start to Finish : 30 Minutes
4 servings (2 tacos each)

Ingredients :

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/3 cup chunky-style salsa
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 flour tortillas for soft tacos and fajitas (6 inch)

Method :

  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In gallon-size resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix oil, lime juice and taco seasoning mix until smooth. Add chicken; seal bag. Shake until chicken is evenly coated.
  2. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat beans, salsa and cilantro over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot. Remove from heat; cover and keep warm.
  4. Cut chicken crosswise into strips. Divide chicken on half of each tortilla; top with bean mixture. Fold other half of tortilla over filling.

Broiling Directions : Set oven control to broil. Spray broiler rack with cooking spray. Place coated chicken on rack in broiler pan. Broil with tops about 4 inches from heat 6 to 9 minutes, turning after 5 minutes, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Let stand 5 minutes. Continue as directed in step 3.

1 Serving : Calories 440; Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 2g; Trans Fat 1.5g); Cholesterol 35mg; Sodium 1110mg; Total Carbohydrate 60g (Dietary Fiber 13g); Protein 25g
Exchanges : 4 Starch, ½ Vegetable, 1½ Lean Meat, ½ Fat
Carbohydrate Choices : 4

Source :
The Big Book of Chicken
Betty Crocker

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