Juicy Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos

Juicy Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos Recipe

How to make lime cilantro chicken tacos

  1. To make lime cilantro chicken tacos, first take the chicken thighs and put in a container. Drizzle the lime juice and the olive oil all over the chicken and then rub in it. Then take the spices and sprinkle evenly on top of the side of the chicken thighs with the skin. Rub it in and then place in the fridge to marinade for 30 mins to an hour.
  2. After the chicken marinades then you can either toss the chicken thighs on the grill or grab a cast iron skillet and place the skin side down and let the skin crisp up. Then flip and do it to the other side. If the chicken is not 165 degrees yet pop it in the oven at 350 degrees and let it bake until it is done.
  3. While the chicken is cooking grab a small bowl and place the chopped cilantro, jalapeño, green onions and lime juice and mix together.
  4. The heat up the tortillas on the stove top and then once the chicken is cooked dice it up, removing any bones or fat and then top the tortillas with the chicken followed by the cilantro slaw. Then serve

 

 

Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos

ingredients

  • 4-6 chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 T minced onion
  • 1 t garlic powder
  • 1 T cumin
  • 1 t smoked paprika
  • 1 t coriander
  • 1 T chili powder
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped finely
  • 1/2 jalepano, de-seeded and diced
  • 3 green onions, diced
  • 1 T lime juice
  • tortillas

instructions

Take the chicken thighs and put in a container. Drizzle the lime juice and the olive oil all over the chicken and then rub in it. Then take the spices and sprinkle evenly on top of the side of the chicken thighs with the skin. Rub it in and then place in the fridge to marinade for 30 mins to an hour.

After the chicken marinades then you can either toss the chicken thighs on the grill or grab a cast iron skillet and place the skin side down and let the skin crisp up. Then flip and do it to the other side. If the chicken is not 165 degrees yet pop it in the oven at 350 degrees and let it bake until it is done.

While the chicken is cooking grab a small bowl and place the chopped cilantro, jalapeño, green onions and lime juice and mix together.

The heat up the tortillas on the stove top and then once the chicken is cooked dice it up, removing any bones or fat and then top the tortillas with the chicken followed by the cilantro slaw. Then serve!

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