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lime cilantro chicken tacos

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Grace Pulley
Gillette, WY

These tacos are flavorful and fresh-tasting not to heavy. Rotisserie chicken makes these a breeze to prepare. My kids love them.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For lime cilantro chicken tacos

  • 1/4 c
    fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp
    grated lime zest
  • 1 tsp
    reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 1/2 c
    roughly shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 8
    (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 md
    red onions, sliced
  • 1
    red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1
    yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse salt
  • freshly gorund black pepper to taste
  • 2 sprig
    fresh cilantro

How To Make lime cilantro chicken tacos

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Whisk together lime juice and zest, soy sauce, cilantro, and cumin in a large bowl. Add shredded chicken; toss.
  • 2
    Wrap stacked tortillas in foil, and place in oven to warm.
  • 3
    Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions and peppers; saute over high heat until browned, about 12 minutes. Add garlic, salt and pepper; cook 2 minutes.
  • 4
    Spoon chicken mixture and bell pepper mixture down center of each tortilla. Add cilantro sprigs.

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