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by | Jan 20, 2017 | CFL, Nutrition | 0 comments

Spice up your weeknight dinner rotation with this healthy chicken tacos recipe. Tacos are a ridiculously tasty way to enjoy Mexican cuisine – they’re quick, filling and flavor-packed. This mouthwatering recipe turns up the heat and features delicious chicken tacos loaded with lean protein. 

Sounds good, right?

Amazing & Healthy Chicken Tacos

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 kg skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼  teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 large whole wheat or corn tortillas
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce, shredded
  • ½  cup cheddar cheese, shredded or grated
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup guacamole or 1 sliced avocado

Instructions

  1. Wash chicken under cold water and cut into thin strips or bite sized pieces.
  2. Prep the tortillas, lettuce, cheese, salsa and guacamole.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Cook and stir chicken, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper together in the hot oil until chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  5. Spoon chicken mixture onto each tortilla and top with cheese, lettuce, salsa and guacamole/avocado.

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Adam Bisby
Adam Bisby

Adam Bisby is a Toronto-based freelance journalist and father of two who has been covering men’s health for more than 20 years. As well as researching and blogging for Don’t Change Much since 2015, Adam’s award-winning work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and National Post newspapers, in magazines such as Explore, Reader’s Digest and Canadian Family, and on websites including MSN and Toronto.com. Visit Adam’s website for more information on what he does.

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