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Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Keyword #healthyrecipe, Healthy Recipe, Turkey, Weeknight
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 Tacos
Author Jim

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds Ground Chicken (Or chicken breast of air frying)
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon paprika
  • 2 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Cup buffalo sauce
  • 2 Cloves garlic (Feel free to triple this)
  • 2 scallions
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 Avocado
  • 2 Tablespoon Cornstarch

Instructions

Ground Chicken

  • Place large pan or cast iron pan on medium-high heat. Once hot, add a bit of sauté oil and ground chicken, paprika, salt and pepper. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until brown.
  • As chicken cooks, combine garlic and buffalo sauce into small saucepan and heat to a simmer. Once simmering, whisk in corn starch (pre loosened with a tablespoon of water).
  • When chicken is cooked, toss in the sauce and assemble tacos, garnishing with scallion and avocado.

Air fried

  • Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Cube chicken into chunks. Coat with garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Coat again with the flour, not all will stick and thats okay.
  • Air fry the chicken for 15 minutes or until crispy and 165 deg F.
  • As chicken cooks, combine garlic and buffalo sauce into small saucepan and heat to a simmer.
  • When chicken is cooked, toss in the sauce and assemble tacos, garnishing with scallion and avocado.

Notes

* No air fryer? Bake at 425 for 18-20 minutes.