Tortilla Chip Taco Chicken
 
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Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1-1 ΒΌ lb. thin-sliced boneless skinless Chicken breast (cutlets or tenders)
  • 4 oz. corn tortilla chips
  • 2 Tbsp packaged taco seasoning * (or make your own- instructions below)
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • garnish with sliced tomatoes, avocado slices, corn, fresh cilantro (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Wash and pat dry chicken. Set aside.
  3. Crush tortilla chips (with hands or in a food processor/blender) and add to a shallow bowl. Add taco spices and mix to incorporate. In a second shallow bowl add flour. In a third shallow bowl, add egg and lightly beat with a fork.
  4. Dredge chicken in flour;then dip in egg and roll through the tortilla chip crumbs, patting gently to coat. Place coated chicken to prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken pieces.Bake until chicken is cooked through 10-12 minutes.
  5. Top with sliced tomatoes, avocado slices, corn and fresh cilantro (optional)
Notes
** Make your own taco seasoning by combining :
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp paprika
¼ tsp each- garlic powder, onion powder, crushed red pepper, oregano, black pepper
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼ recipe Calories: 255 Fat: 5.2 g Saturated fat: 1.2 g Carbohydrates: 22.3 g Sugar: 0.1 g Sodium: 183.4 mg Fiber: 1.1 g Protein: 29.6 g Cholesterol: 116.7 mg
Recipe by Simple Healthy Kitchen at https://www.simplehealthykitchen.com/tortilla-chip-taco-chicken/