Chicken Tacos


Chicken Tacos

Recipe by Julia Pacheco Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • Chicken ingredients
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cubed (or chicken breast)

  • 1 tbs minced garlic

  • 3 tbs lime juice

  • 2 tbs olive oil

  • 1 tbs chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • Dash of salt and pepper

  • 6 small flour tortillas (or corn tortillas) for the end

  • Pico de Gallo (optional)
  • 1 white onion, diced

  • 3 roma tomatoes, diced

  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

  • 1 jalapeño, diced

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • Dash of salt and pepper


  • In a medium sided bowl add the Pico de Gallo ingredients and stir to combine. Place in the refrigerator while you work on the chicken
  • In a medium sided bowl add the cubed chicken with the rest of the “chicken ingredients” besides the tortillas. Stir to combine. To a hot skillet on the stove add the chicken and cook for 3-6 minutes on each side or until the chicken is cooked.
  • Crisp the tortillas in skillet on the stove with a little oil in it. Fill the tortillas with plenty of the and Pico de Gallo. Enjoy

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  1. These chicken tacos are fantastic. I didn’t change a thing and the whole family loved them. This will be my go to recipe from now on.

  2. Jessica Chipepo

    This recipe was sooooo good. I would even make this if I was having people over. It’s so simple, can easily be prepped ahead of time. I like making the pico, and having the chicken marinate in the morning when I have a few minutes then it’s a really quick dinner!! This is better than take out.

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