Here’s our Baja Chicken with Zucchini Shell Tacos. They’ll remind you and your friends of relaxing at a little taco stand by the beach after a warm summer day of sand and sun spent in Cabo.

Skinny HCG Baja Chicken Taco


Zucchini Taco Shells

3 c. Grated zucchini (about 3 small zucchinis)
Sprinkle Morton Lite salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1/4 c. Almond flour
1/2 c. Grated Cheddar cheese
Egg, lightly beaten
1/4 tsp. Garlic powder
HCG Taco Shell Ingredients
  1. Heat oven to 400° & line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Put zucchini in a strainer and lightly salt. Let sit in the sink or over a bowl to drain as much moisture as possible, about 20 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together zucchini, almond flour, cheese, egg, and garlic powder. Season with pepper.
  4. Scoop 1/4-cup onto the baking sheet, then press each gently down until 1/8-inch thick.
  5. Bake until the shells are lightly browned and crisp, about 25 minutes.

Skinny Baja Chicken Tacos

For the Chicken
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
salt & pepper to taste
juice from 1 lime
For the Cabbage Slaw
1 1/2 cup red cabbage, shredded
1/2 cup shredded carrot (about 1 large carrot)
3 Tbsp nonfat Greek yogurt
juice from 2 limes
salt & pepper to taste
For the Spicy Chipotle Sauce
1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tsp Salt-free Southwest chipotle seasoning
Skinny Baja Taco
For the Chicken
  1. Slice chicken breasts thin, into 1/4 inch strips, and place in a medium bowl. Add remaining ingredients and mix to evenly coat the chicken with olive oil and spices.
  2. Preheat a large skillet over a medium-high heat.
  3. Sauté chicken for 5-8 minutes or until lightly browned and the chicken is cooked through.
For the Cabbage Slaw
  1. While the chicken is cooking prepare the cabbage. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and set aside.
For the Spicy Chipotle Sauce
  1. In a blender or food processor, combine ingredients until smooth. Spoon mixture into a plastic baggy and cut the corner off to open a 1/4 inch hole.
To Assemble
  1. Arrange chicken, cabbage slaw, and your favorite toppings.
  2. Pipe the chipotle sauce over each taco using the baggy, drizzle with lime juice, and enjoy!

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