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Easy Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 10 tacos 1x
  • Category: Gluten Free, Chicken,
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Easy Chipotle Chicken Tacos perfect for a quick healthy dinner. These Smoky Chicken Tacos are topped with a fresh pineapple salsa and avocado – they are sure to be a hit with the family and come together in 30 minutes!


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Ingredients

Smoky Chipotle Chicken:

Pineapple Salsa:

  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 1/3 cup finely diced red pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely diced jalapeno
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • salt to season

Tacos:

  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 10 tortilla or lettuce wraps

Instructions

For the Pineapple Salsa:

  1. To a medium bowl add pineapple, red pepper, red onion, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice and salt. Using a spoon mix everything together and set aside.

Smoky Chipotle Chicken:

  1. Preheat a grill to medium high heat, approximately 375-400 degrees F.
  2. To a small bowl, add 1 tablespoon of Smoky Chipotle Seasoning (get recipe here) and avocado oil. Stir together.
  3. Rub seasoning on chicken breast.
  4. Rub grill grates down with oil or spray with cooking spray. Place seasoned chicken breasts on grill. Grill each side for 4-6 minutes depending on the thickness.
  5. Remove from grill and let sit for 5 minutes. Chop up and set aside.

Assemble Tacos:

  1. To each tortilla or lettuce wrap add 1/3 cup of chopped chicken, 1/4 cup pineapple salsa, 1 tablespoon of queso fresco and a couple avocado slices.
  2. Serve!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 tacos (nutrition does not include tortilla or lettuce wrap)
  • Calories: 214
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 474 mg
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 20 g
  • Cholesterol: 48 mg

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