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Chicken Tacos

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  Taco shells 12 , warmed
  Head of lettuce 1⁄2 , shredded
  Tomatoes 2 , chopped
  Red onion 1 , finely chopped
  Grated cheese 4 Ounce (125 Gram Mature Cheddar)
  Bottled tomato salsa 4 Tablespoon
  Chicken chili filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Minced chicken 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Mexican chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Water 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Coriander 2 Tablespoon, chopped

1. To make filling, heat oil in a saucepan over a medium heat, add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion is soft. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute longer.
2. Add chicken and cook, stirring, for 4-5 minutes or until chicken is brown and crumbly. Stir in chili powder, water, tomato paste (puree) and black pepper to taste, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Stir in coriander.
3. Divide filling evenly between taco shells, top with lettuce, tomatoes, onion and cheese and accompany with salsa.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 427 Calories from Fat 195

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.7%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.8%

Trans Fat 1.3 g

Cholesterol 89.3 mg29.8%

Sodium 478 mg19.9%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.4%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 28 g55.8%

Vitamin A 63% Vitamin C 29.1%

Calcium 27.3% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chicken Tacos Recipe