CHICKEN TACO LETTUCE WRAPS (LOW-CARB , PALEO, KETO)

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Lettuce wraps filled with spicy taco-spiced chicken, avocado, tomato, and drizzled with a zesty cilantro lime sauce. This healthy nutritious low-carb meal is a delicious protein packed option and great if you are on a low-carb, paleo or keto diet!¬† ūüėČ


Ingredients

Grilled Taco Chicken

  • 1¬†pound¬†Boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 2¬†tablespoons¬†taco seasoning
  • 2¬†cloves¬†garlic¬†minced
  • 1¬†tablespoon¬†olive oil

To Assemble

  • 8¬†leaves¬†Romaine Lettuce¬†rinsed
  • 1¬†avocado¬†diced
  • 1¬†tomato¬†diced
  • 1/4¬†cup¬†onion¬†diced

Cilantro Sauce

  • 1/2¬†cup¬†loosely packed cilantro
  • 1/2¬†cup¬†Greek Yogurt¬†or sour-cream or mayo
  • 2¬†tablespoons¬†olive oil
  • 1¬†jalapeno¬†optional
  • 1¬†clove¬†garlic¬†minced
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

To Cook Chicken

  • Add the chicken, garlic, olive oil, and spices in a large bowl or zip-seal bag.¬†Place in fridge and let marinate for at least 15-30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  • Remove chicken from marinade and discard marinade. Place chicken on a grill or pan heated to medium-high heat. Let chicken cook until it is no longer pink on the inside, about 9-10 minutes per side (or until it has reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees F).

To Make Cilantro Sauce

  • Place all the ingredients in the food processor¬†and blend for 1 minute or until creamy.

To Assemble

  • Layer lettuce wraps with chicken, tomatoes, onion, and avocado. Drizzle with cilantro sauce or your favorite taco sauce.


    Nutrition Facts
    Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps (Healthy, Low-carb, Keto)
    Amount Per Serving (1 tacos)
    Calories 161Calories from Fat 82
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 9.1g14%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g8%
    Cholesterol 42.5mg14%
    Sodium 382.9mg16%
    Total Carbohydrates 6.1g2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2g5%
    Sugars 2.3g
    Protein 14.5g29%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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