Fast And Healthy Family Favorites - Spicy Chinese Chicken Tacos

Fast And Healthy Family Favorites - Spicy Chinese Chicken Tacos

Fast food can be healthy food if you know where to look. And the easiest place to find healthy fast food is in your kitchen. How about making a fast, healthy and flavorful meal in under 20 minutes. Here’s a recipe.

Spicy Chinese Chicken Tacos

** 1 box (4.6 oz) taco shells (12 shells)
** 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (3/4 lb), cut into thin, bite-size strips
** 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
** 1 small clove garlic, minced
** 2 tablespoons soy sauce
** 1 tablespoon honey
** 1 large green onion, sliced
** 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
** 11/2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce


  1. If desired, heat taco shells as directed on box.

  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, gingerroot and garlic; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring often, until lightly browned.

  3. Stir in soy sauce, honey, onion and pepper flakes to coat. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center.

  4. To serve, place scant 1/4 cup chicken mixture in each taco shell. Top each with lettuce. Serve immediately.

6 servings (2 tacos each)

Serving Size: 1 Serving

Calories: 180, Calories from Fat: 60% DV, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 35mg, Sodium 260mg, Total Carbohydrate 18g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 4g, Protein 14g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 6%, Exchanges: 1 Starch, 11/2 Very Lean Meat, 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

Start to Finish: 20 Minutes


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