Grilled Lime Chicken Taco Recipe


Grilled Lime Chicken Taco 

This grilled chicken recipe has lots of flavors. I marinated the chicken in acidic lime juice, Mexico chili powder and Adobo Seasoning. This chicken taco is so flavorful, juicy, tangy and tasty. Easy, budget friendly recipe for dinner or lunch, help you stick to your budget.



Grilled Lime Chicken Taco
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Posh Journal
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/3 cup oil I used organic red palm oil by Nutiva
  • 1 tablespoon adobo seasoning
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 8 corn tortillas warmed (for serving)
  • 2 avocados sliced (for serving)
  • cilantro sprigs
  • tomatoes chopped
  • red cabbage sliced
  • white onions chopped
  • salsa
  • lime wedges
  1. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/4 inch.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the lime juice, oil, adobo seasoning, garlic, pepper, salt and chicken. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes - 4 hours
  3. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray
  4. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done.
  5. Let chicken rest 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with tortilla, avocados, tomatoes, red cabbage, white onions, salsa and lime wedges



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  • Reply
    valmg @ Mom Knows It All
    May 8, 2016 at 11:03 am

    I love meals that are simple to make. My brother loves lime and chicken so I bet he’d enjoy this.

  • Reply
    Sarah Bailey
    May 8, 2016 at 12:08 pm

    Oh wow these look absolutely delicious and I love that they are easy to make – sometimes that is really all you want quick, easy and tasty.

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    Amanda Love
    May 8, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    That just took up my screen with layers of deliciousness! I think I might be making this some time this week. Yummy!

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    William Sweeney
    May 8, 2016 at 3:02 pm

    These tacos look amazing!!! I love a good chicken taco it’s perfect for taco Tuesday in our house.

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    Nancy L.
    May 8, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    This recipe has my name all over it! grilled chicken and lime have got to be one of my all-time favorites! So healthy and low cal (I would imagine). Wow! I’ve got to try this! 🙂

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    May 9, 2016 at 6:10 am

    Looks delish! I adore anything chicken and taco so I can’t wait to give this a go.

  • Reply
    May 9, 2016 at 6:48 am

    This looks really yummy, I love the idea of adding lime to a chicken taco! I wonder if the family would like this!

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    Rebecca Swenor
    May 9, 2016 at 1:24 pm

    I love tacos of any kind and so does the family. This is one recipe I will have to try for sure. It looks so so delicious. Yummy!!

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    Shanéy Vijendranath
    May 9, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    That looks absolutely divine. One of my favorites is chicken so will definitely have to make this soon for the family.

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    Christina Aliperti
    May 10, 2016 at 6:18 pm

    My mouth is watering right now. Those look delicious and I think I know what tomorrow night’s dinner is going to be.

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    Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen
    May 12, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    This just looks amazing! You made me crave for Chicken taco!

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