Chicken Avocado Tacos

May 22, 2019, BY

chicken avocado tacos
Chicken avocado tacos? Yes, please! Make any night taco night with these delicious grilled chicken and avocado tacos complete with a creamy cilantro sauce! These tacos are absolutely bursting with flavour and ready in less than 30 minutes.

This terrific taco recipe comes to us from Gimme Delicious.

Chicken Avocado Tacos: Ingredients

You'll need separate ingredients for both the chicken and the cilantro lime sauce. We break both down right here!

For the Chicken

  • 1 pound chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic crushed or minced
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion or garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • A squeeze of lime optional

Cilantro lime sauce

  • 1/2 cup sour cream or Greek Yogurt or Mayo
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

To Assemble

  • 2 avocados, sliced
  • 6-8 small tortillas corn or flour

Instructions

chicken avocado tacos
Source: Gimme Delicious

To Make Chicken

  • Chop 2-3 medium chicken breasts into small bite-size pieces.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together olive oil, garlic, chilli, cumin, onion powder, and salt.
  • Add in the chicken and toss to coat completely.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes or up to 48 hours. 

Cooking Instructions

  • Heat a large heavy-duty or cast iron skillet on high heat for 1 minute.
  • Add the olive oil and chicken.
  • Cook chicken in a skillet over medium-high heat until charred and cooked through, 8-12 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and finish with a squeeze of lime (optional). 

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