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Diabetic, Gluten Free & Heart Healthy

A low-sodium diet is part of a healthy lifestyle that may help prevent heart disease and stroke. These low-sodium grilled chicken tacos are topped with a colorful mango salsa that’s full of flavor.

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Ingredients

Grilled Chicken
      • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
      • 4 garlic cloves, minced
      • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro, plus additional for garnish
      • 1 tsp ground cumin
      • 1/4 tsp salt
      • 1/4 tsp black pepper
      • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
Mango Salsa
      • 1 large mango, peeled and diced
      • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
      • 1 medium tomato, chopped
      • 1 red onion, chopped
      • 2 Tbsp chopped jalapeño pepper (optional)
      • 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
Tacos
      • 8 corn tortillas (6 inches each), warmed

Preparation

Grilled Chicken
      • In a resealable plastic bag, combine lime juice, garlic, cilantro, cumin, salt, black pepper and chicken. Marinate in refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.
      • Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Grill chicken until cooked through and lightly charred, about 5 to 7 minutes per side. Let chicken rest for 5 minutes and then slice into strips.
Mango Salsa
      • In a bowl, combine the mango, avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño (if using) and lime juice. Toss gently to combine.
Tacos
      • Prepare Tacos: Arrange chicken in tortillas and top with mango salsa and additional chopped cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 4

Serving size: 2 tacos

Per Serving: Calories: 308 Fat: 11g Saturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 66mg Sodium: 240mg Carbohydrates: 26g Fiber: 7g Protein: 29g


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Date Last Reviewed: February 10, 2017

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