Chicken marinated in a cilantro, lime sauce, then grilled, placed in a tortilla, and topped with grilled vegetables and pickled red onions. These Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos are taco perfection.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Grilled Tacos
1.5poundschicken breastslice in half horizontally so each piece is about 1/2 to 3/4" thick
2clovesfresh minced garlic
1mediumred bell pepper
1mediumgreen bell pepper
salt and pepperto taste
Red Onion Topping
1/2mediumred onion, sliced thinly
salsa, cheese, sour cream, cilantro, and jalapeno for toppings
small flour tortillas
Season chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken in medium sized bowl or container with lid.
Mix together olive oil, lime juice, cilantro and garlic. Pour over seasoned chicken. Place lid on bowl or container and shake well to evenly coat chicken.
Place chicken with marinade in refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
Slice red onion thinly and toss with lime juice, sugar, and salt. Place in container in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
Slice red pepper, green pepper and onion into thin slices. Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste.
Turn grill on to 500 degrees. Once grill reaches 500, turn down to 450.
Place veggies on grilling pan and grill until tender, stirring occasionally, about 10-12 minutes.
Place chicken directly on grill. Cook until chicken is cooked through, about 2-4 minutes per side.
For serving, cut chicken thinly. Serve on tortillas with grilled vegetables and marinated red onions. May also top with salsa, cheese, sour cream, cilantro, jalapeno, or whatever else your heart desires!
Note: Nutrition facts include grilled chicken, grilled vegetables, and pickled onions. Does not include tortillas or additional toppings.