Want a healthy taco Tuesday recipe? Try making these chicken taco lettuce wraps. They’re keto and low carb friendly too!
If you love taco nights but are trying to eat healthier, then take a look at these chicken taco lettuce wraps. They’re keto and low carb friendly as well which is great if you’re on one of those diets.
The chicken is going to be grilled to perfection and the lettuce wraps are crunchy and a great hard taco alternative. Let’s not forget the creamy cilantro sauce which you can drizzle over the each taco. Notice how I said each taco because I know you’ll be eating more than one – LOL!
Making these chicken taco lettuce wraps won’t take long at all which makes this recipe that much more appealing. The prep time comes in around 15 minutes and the total cook time is 15 minutes as well. So in just 30 minutes you can have these chicken taco lettuce wraps on the table ready to be eaten in n time.
So if you’ve been looking for a keto and low carb friendly taco Tuesday option – give these chicken taco lettuce wraps a shot!
Grilled Taco Chicken
- 1 pound Boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
- 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
Assemble The Tacos
- 8 leaves Romaine Lettuce rinsed
- 1 avocado diced
- 1 tomato diced
- 1/4 cup onion diced
- 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro
- 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt or sour-cream or mayo
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 jalapeno optional
- 1 clove garlic minced
- Juice of 1/2 lime
- Pinch of salt
To Cook The Chicken
Grab a large bowl or a ziplock bag and throw in the chicken, garlic, olive oil, and spices.
- Place that in the fridge for 15 to 30 minutes to marinate or leave it for up to 24 hours.
Remove the chicken from the marinade and place it on a grill or a pan that’s on medium-high heat.
- Let the chicken cook until it’s not pink in the middle (about 9 to 10 minutes per side)
To Make Cilantro Sauce
Blend all the ingredients in a food processor for 1 minute or until creamy.
Stuff the lettuce wraps with chicken, tomatoes, onion, and avocado. Finish them off by drizzling the cilantro sauce on top or using your favorite taco sauce.
Original recipe from: gimmedelicious.com