Introduction: Easy Weeknight Chicken Tacos

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Quick and easy chicken tacos flavored with cumin, lime, and garlic – perfect for those busy weeknights!

Step 1: Ingredients

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2 large chicken breasts (boneless skinless)

1 clove garlic, minced

1½ tbsp chilli powder

1 tbsp cumin

2 tbsp - ¼ cup hot sauce

1 lime (juice & zest)

1 tbsp olive oil

salt and pepper

soft corn tortillas


1 bunch cilantro

1 avocado

1 small white onion, diced

1 small jalapeno, finely diced

Hot sauce

lime wedges

radishes, thinly sliced

Step 2: Chicken

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  1. In a resealable bag, combine garlic, chili powder, cumin, lime juice, lime zest, hot sauce, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add chicken and let marinade for at least 2 hours or overnight in refrigerator.
  3. Grill or broil until the internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F.
  4. Let chicken rest for 10 min and then use a fork to shred.

Step 3: Assemble Tacos

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  1. Warm up the tortillas and prepare all of the toppings.
  2. To assemble the tacos, place shredded chicken in a tortilla and top with cilantro, onion, avocado, jalapeno, and hot sauce (or whatever toppings your prefer). Serve with sliced radishes and lime wedges on the side.


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