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In this easy and healthy chicken taco recipe, we top grilled chicken tenders with a crunchy and colorful vegetable slaw and a simple blend of sour cream, lime juice and cilantro. The chicken is cooked on a grill pan, so these crowd-pleasing chicken tacos make for a great 25-minute weeknight dinner year-round.

Robin Bashinsky
Source: EatingWell.com, April 2019

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active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine cabbage, carrots and scallions in a large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon salt; toss to coat. Combine sour cream, cilantro and the remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice in a small bowl.

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  • Heat a grill pan over high heat. Brush chicken tenders evenly with oil; sprinkle with chili powder and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Coat the hot pan with cooking spray. Add the chicken to the pan; cook, turning occasionally, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 165 degrees F, 7 to 8 minutes.

  • Divide the chicken among warm tortillas. Top with the cabbage slaw, the lime crema and jalapeño slices. Garnish with cilantro and serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

339 calories; protein 27.7g; carbohydrates 31.4g; dietary fiber 6.3g; sugars 4.3g; fat 12.1g; saturated fat 3.3g; cholesterol 70.4mg; vitamin a iu 5573.5IU; vitamin c 32.3mg; folate 47mcg; calcium 119.8mg; iron 2.3mg; magnesium 75mg; potassium 586.5mg; sodium 764.5mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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