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Lime Chicken Tacos

Lime Chicken Tacos make an easy, flavorful and wholesome dinner that your family will love. After marinating overnight you can have a delicious dinner on the table in 15 minutes.
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken Tacos, Lime Chicken Tacos
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 11 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 251kcal
Author Michele @ Flavor Mosaic

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 2 teaspoons SPLENDA┬« No Calorie Sweetener Granulated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • 1-1/2 pounds skinless boneless chicken thighs - cubed
  • 10 6 inch corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo salsa
  • 1/4 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/4 cup shredded Mexican Blend CHeese

Instructions

  • In a small bowl combine the first 9 ingredients to create the marinade. Place chicken in a plastic zip-top bag and pour the marinade over the chicken. Close the bag and refrigerate overnight.
  • In a large skillet over medium high heat cook the chicken for about 5 minutes. Turn the chicken and cook for another 5 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink and all juices run clear.
  • Wrap the corn tortillas in a moist paper towel and place on a microwave safe plate. Microwave for about 1 minute to heat.
  • To serve, place the corn tortillas on a plate and fill each with chicken. Top each taco with your favorite toppings such as pico de gallo (tomatoes, onions, jalapenos), shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, and chopped avocado or cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 251IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 1mg