Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa

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Corn tortillas are quickly charred then filled with shredded chicken and a fresh avocado citrus salsa. Your family will love this easy chicken taco recipe.

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa

As our citrus-themed weekly meal plan continues, I'm excited to share this quick, delicious and easy recipe just in time for #TacoTuesday! Made with just a few fresh ingredients, you are only minutes away from transforming yesterday's Asian Citrus Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken into Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa.

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The end result? A fresh twist on taco night that you'll be making again and again. These chicken tacos with avocado citrus salsa are going to be a huge hit with the whole family.

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Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa - an easy and delicious taco recipe

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa

Yay or Nay?
Corn tortillas are quickly charred then filled with shredded chicken and a fresh avocado citrus salsa. Your family will love this easy chicken taco recipe.
PREP: 10 mins
TOTAL: 10 mins
REVIEW PRINT
Servings: 4

Ingredients
 

  • 4 servings leftover Asian Citrus Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
  • 8 corn tortillas

Avocado Citrus Salsa

  • 2 avocado (pitted and cubed)
  • 2 seedless oranges - any variety (such as Cara Cara or Navel)
  • 1 lime juiced
  • ½ cup minced cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno - minced (remove seeds to keep mild)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Warm up the leftover shredded chicken in the microwave until hot - 1-2 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, toss together all of the Avocado Citrus Salsa ingredients. Check for seasoning and adjust accordingly; set aside.
  • Slightly warm the corn tortillas over an open flame using metal tongs. Flip the tortillas 2-3 times per side until slightly charred and pliable.
  • To serve, fill each tortilla with shredded chicken and a heaping spoonful of the Avocado Citrus Salsa.

Nutrition

Calories: 376kcalCarbohydrates: 38.3gProtein: 28.5gFat: 14.9gSaturated Fat: 1.8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 13.1gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 60mgSodium: 792mgFiber: 8.8gSugar: 8.5g
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15 thoughts on “Chicken Tacos with Avocado Citrus Salsa”

  1. Made these for dinner tonight and they were wonderful! Thanks for the recipe! I'll definitely be making these again.

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