Grilled Chicken Tacos

This recipe is for not just any chicken tacos, but about the very best, juicy and tender and incredibly flavorful grilled chicken tacos and the trick to making all of that goodness happen is in the marinade. Whip it up, let your chicken hang out in the fridge for a little while, and then fix yourself the best grilled chicken tacos you’ll ever have.

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Servings: 4

Prep Time: 00:05

Cook Time: 00:15

Main Ingredients

4 boneless skinless breasts, pounded to even thickness

8 - 10 taco-sized flour or corn tortillas


1/3 cup oil

2 juice of limes

1 zest of lime

2 teaspoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon italian seasoning

toppings: roasted corn salsa, avocados, cilantro


1Whisk together all marinade ingredients.

2Place chicken in a large resealable bag, add marinade, and seal bag. Chill for at least 30 minutes, or up to 3 hours.

3Remove chicken from bag and discard excess marinade. Grill over medium heat 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked through.

4Transfer chicken to a platter and cover with foil.

5Allow to rest for 3-5 minutes. Thinly slice and serve in tortillas with your favorite toppings.

Additional Notes

Complete the recipe with all of your favorite toppings like roasted corn salsa, avocados, cilantro, and fresh squeezed lime juice!

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