Do you want something seriously simple and delicious for dinner? Try this easy Baja Chicken Taco Recipe!
Baja Chicken Tacos for a Delicious Family Dinner
What’s for dinner you ask? Chicken Tacos!
If you love tacos then you will double-love these quick and easy Baja Chicken Tacos! Marinated in fresh lime juice and a splattering of taco seasoning, these chicken tacos are going to be a huge hit with you & your family.
The chicken is tender and juicy and would also go very well in a chicken taco salad! Or eat any leftover chicken over a bed of brown rice or quinoa.
As we love to say here at DinnerPlanner.com, we love quick, easy and tasty!
Ingredients Needed for Baja Chicken Tacos
- Boneless Chicken Breast
- Taco Seasoning
- Olive Oil
- Flour Tortillas
- Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Easy and Delicious Baja Chicken Taco the Whole Family will love
- 1-1/2 lbs. boneless chicken breasts cut into 2" cubes
- 1 medium lime
- 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
- 1-1/2 tablespoon olive oil divided
- salt & pepper
- Flour Tortillas
- Chopped lettuce or cabbage
- Shredded Mozzarella cheese
Place chicken cubes into a bowl and squeeze the juice of 1 lime over all.
Drizzle 1 tablespoon of oil over the chicken and mix through.
Sprinkle chicken with taco seasoning; mix to make sure all the chicken is well coated.
Let sit for about 30 minutes.
If you want to marinate longer, leave in the refrigerator.
Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in a skillet and saute the chicken for about 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
Lightly salt & pepper chicken as it cooks.
Lay lettuce and tomatoes on a flour tortilla. Lay cooked chicken pieces on top of the lettuce. Sprinkle with a little cheese and spoon on some tasty lime sauce.
How to Make a Tasty Lime Cream Sauce for Tacos:
To make an easy & tasty lime cream sauce for your chicken tacos, simply mix 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 1/2 cup of sour cream, 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice and a few dashes of salt, pepper and garlic powder.
- 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup Sour Cream
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 1/8 teaspoon Garlic powder
- Salt and pepper
Marinate diced chicken in lime, olive oil and taco seasoning. A simple family dinner to put together with tons of flavor.
What to Serve with Baja Chicken Tacos?
What to Do with Any Leftover Chicken
Store leftover chicken in an airtight container. Use chicken in a tossed salad with some of the shredded Mozzarella cheese.
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