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Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

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Makes: 8 servings Total Time: 45 min
Category: Dinner Entrees Sub Category: Chicken & Turkey Entrees

what you need
  • 2-3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in bite sized pieces
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Cooking spray for sauteing
  • 1/2 cup cilantro lime pesto (see recipes)
  • Flour or corn tortillas
  • Preferred taco garnishes (salsa, sour cream, cheese, etc.)
make it
Season chicken with salt, pepper and garlic. In a skillet sprayed with cooking spray, saute chicken over medium high heat and cooked through.

Toss cooked, seasoned chicken with the pesto.

Fill tortillas with chicken and top with preferred garnishes.
Recipe from Joelen at "What's Cookin, Chicago?"

*To make ahead/freezer meal
Cook chicken as directed as above and cool. Place chicken in freezer bag. Prepare cilantro lime pesto as directed below. Place a 1/2 cup of pesto in a small storage bag then place inside the freezer bag with the chicken. Freeze. When ready to prepare, defrost and heat chicken. Toss chicken with defrosted pesto. If desired, heat chicken and pesto together before filling tacos.
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