Gluten Free Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa Recipe

               
Low-sodium chicken tacos are topped with succulent mango salsa for maximum goodness. These handheld bits of heaven boast garlicky, meaty, and citrusy flavors that will leave you wanting more.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
Grilled Chicken
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro, plus additional for garnish
1 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
Mango Salsa
1 large mango, peeled and diced
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 red onion, chopped
2 Tbsp chopped jalapeño pepper (optional)
3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
8 corn tortillas (6 inches each), warmed
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Directions
Grilled Chicken
Step 1

In a resealable plastic bag, combine lime juice, garlic, cilantro, cumin, salt, black pepper and chicken. Marinate in refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.

Step 2

Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Grill chicken until cooked through and lightly charred, about 5 to 7 minutes per side. Let chicken rest for 5 minutes and then slice into strips.

Mango Salsa
Step 1

In a bowl, combine the mango, avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño (if using) and lime juice. Toss gently to combine.

Tacos
Step 1

Prepare Tacos: Arrange chicken in tortillas and top with mango salsa and additional chopped cilantro, if desired.

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 308
Make this for: Heart Healthy Healthy Kids
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 2 tacos
Per serving:
calories:308
total fat:11g
sat fat:2g
cholesterol:66mg
sodium:240mg
total carb:26g
fibers:7g
proteins:29g

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About This Healthy Recipe

This gluten-free taco recipe is low-sodium, high protein and sure to be a hit amongst everyone, even the kids! The salsa is made with mango, avocados, tomatoes, peppers, onions, and loaded with fresh flavors. The chicken is just as flavorful, seasoned with salt, pepper, cumin and garlic pairing perfectly with the mango salsa. In addition to being delicious, these tacos are also nutritious and may be a great option for those with dietary restrictions. Low in both saturated fat (2g) and sodium, (240mg) these grilled chicken tacos are a great heart healthy option. When it seems like these tacos can’t get any better, they do. In fact, this recipe may be safe for those who have recently undergone weight loss surgery, and since there are only 26g of carbohydrates per serving, these tacos are delicious diabetic friendly too! At just 308 calories per serving, you can’t go wrong with this recipe, make taco Tuesdays tastier this year!

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Gluten Free Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
Grilled Chicken
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro, plus additional for garnish
1 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
Mango Salsa
1 large mango, peeled and diced
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 red onion, chopped
2 Tbsp chopped jalapeño pepper (optional)
3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
8 corn tortillas (6 inches each), warmed
Directions
Grilled Chicken
Step 1

In a resealable plastic bag, combine lime juice, garlic, cilantro, cumin, salt, black pepper and chicken. Marinate in refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.

Step 2

Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Grill chicken until cooked through and lightly charred, about 5 to 7 minutes per side. Let chicken rest for 5 minutes and then slice into strips.

Step 1

In a bowl, combine the mango, avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño (if using) and lime juice. Toss gently to combine.

Step 1

Prepare Tacos: Arrange chicken in tortillas and top with mango salsa and additional chopped cilantro, if desired.

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