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Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa

A low-sodium diet is part of a healthy lifestyle that may help reduce your risk for 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 Salad:

In a bowl, combine the mango, avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño (if using) and lime juice. Toss gently to combine.


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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