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Chicken Tacos Recipe

Chicken Tacos Recipe

Even finicky eaters love "Taco Night" because they can add toppings to suit their tastes. In this recipe, chicken is coated with taco seasoning and then stir-fried, so the zesty flavor really shines through.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 8 taco shells, warmed
  • Shredded lettuce and cheddar cheese
  • Salsa, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place taco seasoning in a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken, in batches, and shake to coat.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook and stir chicken in 2 tablespoons butter for 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  • 3. In the same skillet, saute the onion and green pepper in remaining butter for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in chicken; spoon into taco shells. Top with lettuce and cheese. Serve with salsa if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 334 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 1,034 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.