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Buffalo Chicken Tacos

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45 minutes or less Time: 46 min Prep: 30 min

Serves: 8

Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Ingredients

  • 8 Mission® Life Balance® Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • 1 cup Mission® Guacamole Flavored Dip
  • 1 lb Skinless Boneless Chicken Breast
  • 3 tbsp Cayenne Pepper Hot Sauce
  • To Coat, Non-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 Red Onion, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro Leaves, hand picked
  • 12 Baby Carrots, rinsed
  • 12 Celery Sticks
  • 1 cup Blue Cheese Dressing, prepared bottle

Instructions

  1. 1Pre-heat charcoal or indoor grill to medium-high heat.
  2. 2Place cleaned chicken breasts into a gallon size zipper storage bag, add hot sauce and toss; close and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. 3After 30 minutes remove chicken from refrigerator. Spray each side of the marinated chicken with non-stick cooking spray; place on pre-heated grill and cook for 8 minutes per side or until cooked through. Place cooked chicken onto your work surface and allow to cool for a few minutes. Slice each chicken breast into thin strips cutting across the breast.
  4. 4Warm Mission® Tortillas. Evenly spread 1 tablespoon of Mission® Guacamole Flavored Dip edge to edge.
  5. 5Lay 5-6 slices of chicken across the middle of each tortilla, top chicken with 5 strips of green bell pepper, red onion and a tablespoon of cilantro leaves.
  6. 6Starting at the bottom roll tortilla forward to form a cylinder, repeat process for remaining tortillas.
  7. 7Serve a portion of tacos (two tacos) with 3 baby carrots, 3 celery sticks and a ¼ cup of blue cheese dressing in a small ramekin.

Hints:

- These colorful tacos contain a number of nutrients that can help to maintain good health including heart healthy lean protein, omega fatty acids and vitamin A.
- Reduce the fat content of this recipe by lightening the avocado topping with low fat or fat free ranch dressing.
- Use the pre-roasted whole chickens, and shred the meat for ease of preparation.
- Use your favorite microwavable chicken nuggets and toss these in hot sauce for ease of preparation.
- For another time saving idea; but pre cut celery sticks.

Nutrition Info

These tacos are a lighter alternative, but pack a punch thanks to the delicious, spicy sauce.