Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos

Grace Pulley


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

Convection Oven


  • 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 medium
    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(s)
    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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About Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos

Course/Dish: Chicken Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican

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