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The Best Grilled Chicken Tacos Marinade

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The best grilled chicken tacos marinade makes these the ultimate, healthy grilled tacos you’ll ever make!


  • 4 boneless skinless breasts, pounded to even thickness
  • 8-10 taco-sized flour or corn tortillas
  • Marinade

  • 1/3 cup oil
  • juice of 2 limes
  • zest of 1 lime
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Topping

  • toppings: corn salsa, avocados, cilantro
  • Instructions

  • Whisk together all marinade ingredients. Place chicken in a large resealable bag, add marinade, and seal bag. Chill for at least 30 minutes, or up to 3 hours.
  • Remove chicken from bag and discard excess marinade. Grill over medium heat 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  • Transfer chicken to a platter and cover with foil. Allow to rest for 3-5 minutes. Thinly slice and serve in tortillas with your favorite toppings.
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