• 3 Ratings

Turn these appetizer tacos into main-dish tacos by substituting 12 regular size taco shells for the mini shells.



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For Pico de Gallo:
  • Combine tomatoes, red onion; cilantro; 1/8 teaspoon salt, and the sugar. Mix well. Cover; chill for several hours or overnight.

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  • Cut chicken breast halves into 3/4-inch-wide strips. Combine black pepper, paprika, dry mustard, red pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a plastic bag. Add chicken to the bag, shaking to coat. Arrange coated chicken in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degrees F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Using two forks, pull chicken apart into pieces.

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  • To crisp taco shells, arrange on a baking sheet and bake 5 to 7 minutes or until warm and crisp. Serve chicken in taco shells. Top tacos with Pico de Gallo, spinach or lettuce, cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese, and sour cream and/or guacamole. Makes 24.


If desired, omit the Pico de Gallo and substitute bottled chunky salsa.


Up to 24 hours ahead, prepare the Pico de Gallo; cover and chill.

Nutrition Facts

60 calories; 3 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 13 mg cholesterol; 77 mg sodium. 4 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 52 RE vitamin a; 3 mg vitamin c; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;


3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0