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Tomatillo Chicken Tacos

Tomatillo Chicken Tacos are a delicious take on tacos. Light and fresh, these tacos make a simple, healthy and tasty summer meal.
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine New Mexican
Servings 12 tacos
Calories 106 kcal


  • ½ cup+ 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 doz. BUENO® Corn Tortillas
  • 4 chicken breasts skinless boneless, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp. BUENO® Coarse Chile
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • ¼ cup onion finely diced
  • ½ cup dark green lettuce cut into tiny pieces
  • 1 jar BUENO® Tomatillo Salsa,


  • Heat ½ cup olive oil over medium-high heat in a heavy skillet. Gently fold each corn tortilla, leaving a slight opening at the tip and securing it with a toothpick. Deep fry each shell for about 30 seconds each side or until crisp. Drain on paper towel.
    ½ cup+ 1 tsp. olive oil, 1 doz. BUENO® Corn Tortillas
  • Heat 1 tsp. olive oil over medium heat in non-stick skillet.
  • Add chicken, coarse chile, salt and garlic. Cook over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Allow to cool.
    4 chicken breasts, 2 Tbsp. BUENO® Coarse Chile, 1 tsp. salt, ½ tsp. granulated garlic
  • Shred chicken.
  • Evenly divide chicken, tomato, onion and lettuce among taco shells.
    1 large tomato, ¼ cup onion, ½ cup dark green lettuce
  • Add salsa to taste.
    1 jar BUENO® Tomatillo Salsa,


Option: To cut fat and calories, instead of frying tortillas, use them fresh or toast in the oven.


Calories: 106kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 2gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0.3mgSodium: 379mgPotassium: 112mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1587IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 14mgIron: 1mg
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