Chicken Taco Cups Recipe

These wonton cups stuffed with a Southwest-style chicken filling are the perfect finger food for any gathering.

from Taste of Home
Chicken Taco Cups RecipeTaste of Home

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  • prep 20 min    cook 20 min
  • serves 9

IngredientsNumber of servings: 2 pieces

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 envelope reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa, divided
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided
  • 36 wonton wrappers
  • Sour cream, chopped green onions and chopped ripe olives, optional

    How to make it  40 minutes

  • 1

    Sprinkle chicken with taco seasoning. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir the chicken over medium heat for 5 minutes or until juices run clear. Transfer chicken to a food processor; cover and process until chopped. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, onion, half of the salsa and 1 cup cheese.


  • 2

    Press wonton wrappers into miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.


  • 3

    Spoon rounded tablespoonfuls of chicken mixture into cups; top with remaining salsa and cheese. Bake 15 minutes longer or until heated through. Serve warm. Garnish with sour cream, green onions and olives if desired. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 124
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 24mg
  • Sodium: 408mg
  • Carbs: 12g
  • Protein: 10g

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 very lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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