Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos - Make ahead and Freeze!

Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos - Make ahead and Freeze!

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"Fantastic Chicken Tacos! A whole new way to look at pesto! Also great way to make meals ahead of time - freeze and use on a night when you don't have as much time to cook, but want that home cooked feel."
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



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  1. Season chicken with salt, pepper and garlic powder. In a skillet sprayed with cooking spray, saute chicken over medium high heat and cooked through. Toss cooked, seasoned chicken with the pesto. Fill tortillas with chicken and top with preferred garnishes.
  2. * To make ahead/freezer meal - Cook chicken as directed as above and cool. Place chicken in freezer bag. Prepare cilantro lime pesto as directed below. Place a 1/2 cup of pesto in a small storage bag then place inside the freezer bag with the chicken. Freeze. When ready to prepare, defrost and heat chicken. Toss chicken with defrosted pesto. If desired, heat chicken and pesto together before filling tacos.
  3. Cilantro Lime Pesto:
  4. Using a blender, mix together the cilantro, olive oil, almonds, garlic, lime juice, asiago, salt and chicken broth on low speed for 2 minutes



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