« Skinny » Chicken Tacos

« 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. »

Ingredients

  • 1 pound thinly sliced chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 3 limes, juiced, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground chipotle pepper, divided
  • 2 red bell peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers – stemmed, seeded, and thinly sliced
  • 4 multi-grain tortillas, or more to taste
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped

 

Prep : 15  m   Cook : 10  m   Ready In : 35  m

Directions

  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.
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Source : allrecipes.com

 

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