Chili Lime Chicken Tacos

Chili Lime Chicken Tacos


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Impress your family and friends with these flavorful chicken tacos! This marinade has the right amount of a spicy bite cooled down from refreshing and tart lime juice.

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Time needed

10 min preparation + 15 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

4-6 servings


  • 4 chicken breasts, chopped
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 T. brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ¼ C. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. lime zest
  • Flour tortillas

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In a bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, brown sugar, and cayenne pepper. Whisk in oil, lime juice, and lime zest. Add chicken, cover, and refrigerate overnight to fully marinate. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large skillet and cook chicken through. Assemble tacos with preferred topping and an extra squeeze of lime juice.

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