Sweet Lemon Chicken Tacos

Prepare this chicken ahead of time, and you'll be enjoying taco night all week long.

Sweet Lemon Chicken Tacos
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Why wait until Tuesday to enjoy your tacos? Prepare the chicken over the weekend and store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. This helps save time during your busy workday and allows you to enjoy them any night of the week. 

Nutrition (per taco)*

Calories: 358; Total Fat: 9.9 grams; Saturated Fat: 1 gram; Protein: 34 grams; Carbohydrates: 39 grams; Sugar: 11 grams; Fiber: 7 grams; Cholesterol: 72 milligrams; Sodium: 1,127 milligrams 

*Nutrition info will vary depending on the size and type of tortilla used. 

Recipe provided by Rebecca Clyde R.D., C.D. a nutrition/wellness blogger at Be Truly Nourished.

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Prep time

15 min.

Cook time

25 min.

  • For the lemon-honey chicken:
  • 4 chicken breasts (about 12 oz)
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp soy sauce (or low sodium soy sauce)
  • Juice and zest from 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • For the tacos:
  • 12 oz lemon honey chicken
  • 4 softs tacos, either flour or corn
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup sliced bell peppers
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 1 avocado
  • Salsa of your choice

For the chicken: Add chicken breasts and all ingredients to plastic bag or bowl. Refrigerate for 4-6 hours or overnight. When ready to cook, grill chicken until cooked through.

Shred chicken once cooled.

For the tacos: Add all ingredients on top of tortillas, fold and enjoy.