Soft Tacos with Spicy Chicken Breast

Chopping the vegetables is what takes time for this recipe. Use precut veggies from the salad bar where possible as a timesaver.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (6 oz. each), cut into into ½" strips
  • ¼ tsp. garlic salt
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup salsa, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 2 flour tortillas (8”)
  • ¼ cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • ¼ cup seeded and diced tomato
  • ½ cup shredded romaine lettuce leaves
  • ⅓ cup diced avocado

Directions

  • Season chicken with garlic salt and cayenne.
  • Heat the oil in a medium-sized nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until almost done, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add ¼ cup salsa and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer and finish cooking the chicken, about 2–3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the cilantro.
  • To serve, place each tortilla on a serving plate. Equally divide the chicken between the tortillas. Top with equal amounts of cheese, tomato, lettuce, and avocado. Serve with the remaining salsa.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (6 oz. each), cut into into ½" strips
  • ¼ tsp. garlic salt
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup salsa, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 2 flour tortillas (8”)
  • ¼ cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • ¼ cup seeded and diced tomato
  • ½ cup shredded romaine lettuce leaves
  • ⅓ cup diced avocado

Directions

  • Season chicken with garlic salt and cayenne.
  • Heat the oil in a medium-sized nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until almost done, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add ¼ cup salsa and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer and finish cooking the chicken, about 2–3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the cilantro.
  • To serve, place each tortilla on a serving plate. Equally divide the chicken between the tortillas. Top with equal amounts of cheese, tomato, lettuce, and avocado. Serve with the remaining salsa.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories600
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol175mg
Sodium2100mg
Total Carbohydrate36g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars7g
Protein61g