California Dreamin' Chicken Taco with Peach Slaw

By News Canada

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Add a new twist to a family classic. Include canned cling peaches as part of the topping and you will boost the number of fruit servings, creating a healthier meal. 

What You'll Need:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise, light or regular (50 ml)
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt (50 ml)
  • 1 tbsp lime juice (15 ml)
  • 1 clove of garlic, mined (1)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (2 ml)
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 can peach halves, in fruit juice or light syrup (14 oz/398 ml) (1 can)
  • 2 cups packages coleslaw or broccoli slaw mix (500 ml)
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander (50 ml)
  • 4 skinless boneless chicken cutlets (4)
  • 2 tsp TexMex seasoning (10ml)
  • 8 large taco shells or small flour tortillas (8)
  • Hot sauce (optional)

What You'll Need to Do:

  1. In a bowl, stir mayonnaise with yogurt, lime juice, garlic, salt and cayenne. Drain peaches well and chop. Place in a bowl along with slaw, coriander and half the mayonnaise mixture. Stir. 
  2. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with TexMex seasoning and saute in 1 tbsp (15 ml) of oil in a large fry pan until cooked through (approx. 6 to 8 minutes depending on thickness of chicken). 
  3. To assemble, warm shells. Add chicken to shells, drizzle with a bit of remaining mayo mixture. Top with slaw. makes 8 Tacos. 


Canned peaches contain vitamin C, an antioxidant, which boosts the immune system, promotes healing and builds strong bones, teeth and gums. More information is available online at

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