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Spicy Chinese Chicken Tacos

Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Servings 6
Calories 190 kcal


  • 1 box taco shells 4.6 oz (12 shells)
  • 3 chicken breast skinless boneless (3/4 pound cut into thin, bite-size strips)
  • 1 tsp ginger root grated
  • 1 small garlic clove minced
  • 2 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 large green onion sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 cups of shredded iceberg lettuce


  • If desired, heat taco shells according to package directions.
  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. With the chicken, ginger root, and garlic. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently until the chicken is lightly browned.
  • Coat with soy sauce, honey, onion, and pepper flakes. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 5 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the center, stirring occasionally.
  • To serve, fill each taco shell with an adequate amount of 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture. Serve with lettuce on the side. Serve right away.
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