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Perfectly Cooked Grilled Chicken Tacos (07.09.13

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Jul 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-09 16:50:50-04

by Jennifer Burns, Costa Vida

Makes 6

Marinade:

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 lemons, juice only
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 lbs fresh chicken breasts or thighs

Combine the first 7 ingredients with salt and pepper to taste. Grill until the chicken is cooked throughout, and reads on a thermometer to 165 degrees.

Tacos:

  • Grilled Chicken, cut into ¼ slices
  • 6 corn or flour tortillas
  • Chopped romaine lettuce
  • Chopped Tomatoes or Salsa
  • Fresh Lime Wedges
  • Fresh Avocado, cut into slices

Place some of the chicken into each tortilla. Top with suggested toppings.