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"Skinny" Chicken Tacos

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars
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"Zesty, easy, and quick way to make chicken tacos that are delicious and diet-friendly. Other options for toppings would be low-fat sour cream, 2% reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, and salsa."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 272
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine chicken, juice of 1 lime, 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper in a bowl; allow to marinate for 10 minutes.
  2. Saute red bell peppers, onion, jalapeno peppers, juice of 1 lime, 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat until vegetables are tender yet crisp, about 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer chicken mixture to a separate non-stick skillet over medium-high heat; saute until chicken is no longer pink in the center, 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Layer tortillas between paper towels on a microwave-safe plate; heat in microwave until warmed, 10 to 20 seconds.
  5. Spoon vegetables and chicken onto tortillas; top with cilantro and lime juice.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 272 calories; 3.9 37.2 29.3 65 294 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I will make it again. I substituted curry for the hot peppers as I have an issue with spicy food.

Most helpful critical review

Made as directed....really tastes just like hot spicy cumin. Not anything I would try again

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I will make it again. I substituted curry for the hot peppers as I have an issue with spicy food.

I made these for #NationalTacoDay, and they were delicious, especially for being "light." A few notes: first, since the veggies and chicken are not cooked in oil, it can get a little dry. The li...

Pretty darn tasty! The fresh taste of the lime just makes this dish so unique. Thank you for the recipe.

We pretty much kept the recipe the exact same and loved it! We thought they were really tasty. It was a decent amount of work, but made for really good leftovers as well! Thanks for sharing!

Made as directed....really tastes just like hot spicy cumin. Not anything I would try again

I assisted my clients making these at work and they all said it was very good. I will be trying this at home now :)

I boiled the chicken to make it even healthier, in my mind at least, and it was fantastic. I would make it again.

My husband and I really liked this recipe and will make it again! We did find it really spicy with the jalapeno peppers, I would cut back on that next time. Also I did add some butter to my veg...

Not a big chicken taco fan but these are amazing. I forgot the jalapenos when cooking the veggies so threw them in with the chicken which gave the chicken a good flavor.