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Baked Chicken Tacos with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

These gluten-free Baked Chicken Tacos with Creamy Cilantro Sauce will quickly become a favorite family dinner recipe!

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Ingredients

  • 1.25 pounds chicken, cooked as desired
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • tomato
  • avocado
  • hard corn stand-up taco shells
  • 1/2 cup plain full-fat yogurt
  • 3/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 serrano pepper, optional
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 12 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Place taco shells in a 9×13 pan
  2. Fill with chicken and top with cheese.
  3. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until chicken is warm and cheese is melted.
  4. While chicken is cooking, make the sauce. Combine yogurt, cilantro, parsley, pepper, garlic, lime juice, sugar and salt in a small food processor (or blender) and process until well combined. Taste and add more sugar if needed.
  5. Top tacos with tomato, avocado and cilantro sauce.
  6. Serve warm.