Healthy Chicken Tacos
These healthy chicken tacos come together in about 30 minutes, making them perfect for busy weeknights. They're packed with flavor and totally customizable!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Keyword: chicken tacos
- 1 ½ lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 2 Tablespoons lime juice juice of 1 lime
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
- ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- Flour or corn tortillas
- Chopped red onion for serving
- Cilantro for serving
- Avocado or guacamole for serving
- Salsa or pico de gallo for serving
- Queso fresco for serving
- Sour cream or Greek yogurt for serving
Whisk together olive oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder, salt and cumin in a small bowl.
Pour marinade over chicken thighs and let marinate for 15-30 minutes.
Grill chicken thighs using an indoor or outdoor grill or cook on the stove top in a cast iron skillet over medium heat for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway, until cooked throughout (internal temperature should be 170-175°F). Once cooked, pull chicken from heat and let rest for 3-5 minutes.
Dice chicken thighs into cubes. Place chicken into warm taco shell and add toppings of choice.
Serving: 1 taco w/o toppings | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 692mg | Potassium: 28mg