Grilled Chicken Tacos
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5 from 27 votes

Grilled Chicken Tacos

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in style, but with minimal effort with these Grilled Chicken Tacos. They are healthy and light, and the perfect base to add on loads of extra toppings to create a taco that will suit everyone's taste!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time20 mins
(without refrigerating)25 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 553kcal
Author: Dannii



  • 600 g Chicken breasts, cut in to strips
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Lime (Juice only)
  • 3 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 pinch Sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 handful Fresh coriander (cilantro), finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Chipotle paste


  • 2 Romaine lettuce heads, finely chopped
  • 1 Avocado, diced
  • 10 Cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 0.5 Red onion, thinly slices
  • 1 pinch Sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 Lime (Juice only)


  • 8 Soft tacos


  • Put the olive oil, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper, coriander and chipotle paste in a large bowl and mix well. Add the chicken strips and mix so they are well coated and put them in the fridge for an hour.
  • Heat the grill (broiler) and put the chicken on a grill pan and under the grill for 18-20 minutes, turning half way through. Make sure to check the chicken is cooked through before serving.
  • Mix together all the salsa ingredients and then divide between the soft tacos.
  • When the chicken is cooked, cut in to chunks and put on top of the salsa and serve.


Serving: 2tacos | Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 953mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1250IU | Vitamin C: 25.6mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 3.6mg