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Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa

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Gluten Free, Diabetic Friendly, Heart Healthy 

Serves 4 

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.


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


  • 8 corn tortillas (6 inches each), warmed


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.


  • Prepare Tacos: Arrange chicken in tortillas and top with mango salsa and additional chopped cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

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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