Creeach Fam Recipes

Grilled Chicken Street Tacos

4 servings


15 minutes

active time

25 minutes

total time


1 1/2 lbs trimmed boneless skinless chicken thighs

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1/4 cup olive oil

3 cloves garlic, (peeled and smashed)

2 tsp ground cumin

1 1/2 tsp ancho chili powder

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

12 mini corn taco shells, warmed (double up if desired)

1 large avocado,* (cored and sliced)

1 small red or yellow onion, (chopped)

3 Tbsp chopped cilantro

Lime wedges, (for serving, optional)


Add chicken to a gallon size resealable bag. In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin chili powder, cilantro, 1 tsp salt and 3/4 tsp pepper.

Pour mixture over chicken in bag then seal bag while releasing an trapped air. Rub marinade over chicken. Transfer to refrigerator and allow to marinate at least 1 hour and up to 6 hours

Preheat a grill over medium-high heat (it should come to 425 - 450 degrees).

Remove chicken from marinade and grill until chicken has cooked through , turning once halfway through grilling, about 5 - 6 minutes per side (thickest center should register 165 and thighs should be slightly charred).

Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and let rest 5 minutes.

Dice grilled chicken into cubes. Sprinkle chicken over 1 or 2 tortillas per taco then add an avocado slice, diced chicken, onions and cilantro.

Serve warm, spritzing each taco with lime juice and drizzling with hot sauce.


Serving Size



463 kcal

Total Fat

21 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat



161 mg


192 mg

Total Carbohydrate

32 g

Dietary Fiber

6 g

Total Sugars

2 g


37 g

4 servings


15 minutes

active time

25 minutes

total time
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