Grilled Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Lime Ranch Recipe

Kaylee
Kaylee November 13, 2020

How To Make Grilled Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Lime Ranch

Grilled chicken is the main ingredient for this taco dish and to make it savory, use cilantro lime ranch dressing. Try this chicken taco recipe at home!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

Chicken

  • lbchicken breasts
  • 2tspancho chili powder
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground pepper
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • tbspolive oil
  • 1tbspfresh lime juice

Tacos

  • 6flour tortillas
  • 2cupsromaine lettuceshredded
  • 1cupmexican cheese blendshredded
  • cupHidden Valley Cilantro Lime Ranch
  • 2Roma tomatoesdiced
  • 2greenonionssliced, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat a grill to 425 degrees F. Cover chicken with plastic wrap and pound to an even thickness using the flat side of a meat mallet, remove plastic wrap.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

  3. Brush both sides of chicken evenly with olive oil then sprinkle evenly with the spice mixture.

  4. Brush grill grates lightly with oil, place chicken on the grill, and grill for about 3 1/2 to 4 minutes per side until chicken registers 165 degrees F in the center.

  5. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and let rest 10 minutes.

  6. Then cut the chicken into cubes, pour juices from plate and lime juice over chicken, and toss.

  7. Transfer chicken to tortillas, top with lettuce, cheese, Cilantro Lime Ranch, tomatoes, and onions. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 680.66kcal
  • Fat: 31.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.93g
  • Trans Fat: 0.52g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 68.14g
  • Fiber: 10.65g
  • Sugar: 7.37g
  • Protein: 40.84g
  • Cholesterol: 106.23mg
  • Sodium: 1211.94mg
  • Calcium: 470.67mg
  • Potassium: 869.01mg
  • Iron: 6.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 258.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 73.07mg
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