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Chicken Soft Tacos with Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

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This moment! We were wowed by the flavors, the brightness and the straightforward simplicity. What’s special is that there’s no cumin or chili powders — just fresh lime and garlic, stirred into the chicken which creates a vibrant coating on the seared chicken that dances in your mouth. Pow!
Chicken Soft Tacos with Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Recipe | SideChef
This moment! We were wowed by the flavors, the brightness and the straightforward simplicity. What’s special is that there’s no cumin or chili powders — just fresh lime and garlic, stirred into the chicken which creates a vibrant coating on the seared chicken that dances in your mouth. Pow!
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Whether you hunger for healthy, fresh fare, or char-grilled "man-food", light sweets or decadent treats -- you'll find those here. Satisfying food.
http://www.garlicandzest.com
40min
Total Time
$3.21
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Serves 4
3
3 Tbsp
1
Large  Onion , sliced
3 cloves
1
Lime , juiced, zested
1 lb
Tomatillos , quartered, rinsed
1
Jalapeño Pepper , deseeded
to taste
to taste
Salt and Pepper
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
282
FAT
13.5 g
PROTEIN
25.9 g
CARBS
15.8 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Peel and mince the Garlic (2 cloves) . Slice the Onion (1) . De-stem and deseed the Jalapeño Pepper (1) .
Step 2
Husk, rinse, and quarter the Tomatillos (1 lb) ). Zest and juice the Lime (1) , reserving for use later.
Step 3
Place Poblano Peppers (3) directly over the gas of a gas stove or grill, and cook until skin is black and blistered all over. Place hot peppers in a brown paper bag and fold the top over tightly to steam peppers. Set aside.
Step 4
Heat oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C). Place a piece of foil over a baking sheet and spray with vegetable spray.
Step 5
Add Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) to a medium skillet. Saute sliced onion over medium high heat until crisp tender. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.
Step 6
Remove poblano peppers from paper bag and rub the blackened skins from the flesh. Remove the stem and seeds and slice into long strips about 1/4" wide. Add poblanos to onions and place in oven to keep warm.
Step 7
For salsa, add the tomatillo, jalapeno pepper, peeled Garlic (1 clove) and Fresh Cilantro (1/2 cup) to the bowl of a mini prep-food processor. Pulse 6-8 times until a chunky salsa forms. Season with Salt and Pepper (to taste) .
Step 8
Slice the Tyson® Chicken Breasts (1 lb) crosswise into 1/4 inch slices, and heat Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) in a skillet over medium high heat.
Step 9
Add sliced chicken breast and let cook for 2 minutes, without stirring, until one side of the chicken releases from the pan. Flip chicken and brown 1-2 minutes.
Step 10
Add garlic, lime juice, and zest. Stir to coat chicken in garlic and lime. Add Salt and Pepper (to taste) if desired.
Step 11
Warm TortillaLand® Flour Tortillas (to taste) in the oven by wrapping them in aluminum foil.
Step 12
To serve: Place a few strips of chicken in a tortilla. Top with sliced onion and poblano peppers, tomatillo salsa, Queso Fresco (to taste) , cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
282
% Daily Value*
Fat
13.5 g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.2 g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
65.8 mg
22%
Carbohydrates
15.8 g
6%
Fiber
4.8 g
17%
Sugars
8.0 g
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Protein
25.9 g
52%
Sodium
63.5 mg
3%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
33.7 mg
3%
Iron
2.0 mg
11%
Potassium
526.4 mg
11%
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