Mexican Grilled Chicken Tacos
Mexican Grilled Chicken Tacos
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Wonderfully authentic Mexican flavours, a homestyle version of Sinaloa chicken, a popular Mexican street food. Adapted from Bobby Flay's "Mexican Red Chicken" recipe from his cookbook "Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction". (Note 1)

    Ingredients

    • 1 - 1.5 lb / 500 - 750g chicken thigh fillets ((Note 2))
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 4 tbsp orange juice
    • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar ((or rice vinegar))
    • 1 1/2 tbsp lime juice
    • 3 garlic cloves (, minced)
    • 1 1/2 tbsp chipotle or ancho chile powder ((Note 3))
    • 2 tsp dried oregano
    • 2 tsp smoked paprika powder ((Note 4))
    • 1/8 tsp All Spice
    • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
    • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper ((optional - for spiciness))
    • 1 tsp salt
    • Black pepper
    • Tortillas or taco shells
    • Pico de Gallo ((tomato salsa))
    • Sour cream
    • Avocado
    • Fresh coriander / cilantro
    • Lime wedges

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 187 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 11.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 2.46%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 96 mg 31.88%
    • Sodium: 710 mg 29.58%
    • Calcium: 18 mg 1.78%
    • Potassium: 50 mg 1.44%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 8.26%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 5 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.11%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 11.97%
    • Vitamin C 9.3%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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