Faux Pho Chicken Tacos

Faux Pho Chicken Tacos

This fresh and flavorful chicken taco is inspired by pho - a popular Vietnamese soup. The ‘faux pho’ toppings -Thai basil, fresh chiles and crunchy ramen noodles – are the key to these awesome tacos. Pair with a Thai Basil MOJITarita.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

Chicken and Marinade
2
medium green onions, chopped
1/4
cup soy sauce
1
teaspoon sambal oelek chili garlic sauce
1
teaspoon Sriracha sauce
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
1
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into strips
Sriracha Mayonnaise
1/3
cup mayonnaise
1 1/2
teaspoons Sriracha sauce
1
teaspoon fresh lime juice
Tortillas and Toppings
1/2
package (3 oz) ramen noodle soup mix (any flavor)
8
Old El Paso® flour tortillas for soft tacos and fajitas (6 inch), heated as directed on package
2
medium jalapeño chiles, seeded, cut into thin strips
3/4
cup fresh Thai basil leaves
1
lime, cut into wedges
  1. In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix chicken and marinade ingredients. Seal bag. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Drain chicken; discard marinade. Place chicken in skillet. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until browned on both sides and chicken is no longer pink in center.
  3. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix Sriracha mayonnaise ingredients. In another small bowl, break apart ramen noodles. (Reserve seasoning packing for another use.)
  4. Spoon chicken on each tortilla. Top with Sriracha mayonnaise, jalapeño strips, basil leaves and crushed ramen. Serve with lime wedges.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
To make a Thai Basil MOJITarita: Add 2 teaspoons light agave nectar and 1/2 oz fresh lime juice to highball glass. Tear 4 fresh Thai basil leaves and add to glass; gently break up basil with muddler or spoon. Add 1 oz blanco tequila; fill glass with ice. Top with 2 oz chilled club soda; stir gently. Garnish with lime wedge and additional basil leaves. Makes 1 drink.
Tip:
If sambal oelek chili garlic sauce cannot be found, substitute 1 additional teaspoon Sriracha sauce in marinade.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (taco only))
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 470mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.