Easy al Pastor Chicken Tacos

Take tacos al pastor for a spin with this easy, family friendly chicken recipe.
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25 Minutes Prep
25 Minutes Total
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8 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits in juice, undrained
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ Al Pastor Taco Seasoning Mix
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package (8 count) Old El Paso™ Soft Tortilla Bowls, heated as directed on package
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/3 cup sour cream, if desired
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup Old El Paso™ Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese (4 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/3 cup sliced green onions
Preparation
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  2. Stir in pineapple and taco seasoning mix; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 1 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  3. Divide lettuce among tortilla bowls. Top with sour cream. Divide chicken mixture among tortilla bowls; add cheese, bell pepper and green onions.
Expert Tips
  • For best results, pat chicken slices dry before adding to hot skillet.
  • Shredded green cabbage makes a nice substitute for the shredded lettuce.
Nutrition
8 servings (1 tortilla bowl each)

1 Tortilla Bowl Calories 240  (Calories from Fat 90);  Total Fat 10g  (Saturated Fat 4.5g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 50mg;  Sodium 440mg;  Total Carbohydrate 21g  (Dietary Fiber 1g,  Sugars 6g);  Protein 17g  

% Daily Value: Vitamin A  6%;  Vitamin C  10%;  Calcium 15%;  Iron  8%;  

Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Very Lean Meat, 1 High-Fat Meat, 

Carbohydrate Choice: 1.5