Thai Chicken Tacos Recipe

Jo
Jo Published November 16, 2020

How To Make Thai Chicken Tacos

Craving for a delicious fusion dish? Try these Thai chicken tacos. The earthy flavors of Thai cuisine in one crunchy corn taco and topped with peanut sauce.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

Chicken Taco

  • 4chicken breastsboneless, skinless
  • 1 ½cupscoconut milklight is fine
  • ¼cupsoy sauce
  • 1tbspbrown sugar
  • 1tbsplime juice
  • 2tspfresh garlicminced
  • 2tspfresh gingerminced
  • 1cupred cabbageshredded
  • ½cupcarrotsshredded
  • ½cupcucumberthinly sliced
  • ½cupcilantro leaves
  • 8smallflour tortillas
  • salt and pepper
  • lime wedgesfor garnish

Peanut Sauce:

  • ½cuppeanut buttersmooth
  • ¼cupcoconut milk
  • 2tspLime Juice
  • 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tspbrown sugar
  • 2tspwater

Instructions

For Chicken

  1. Combine the coconut milk, soy sauce, brown sugar, lime juice, garlic, and ginger in a large resealable bag.

  2. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least one hour, up to 8 hours.

  3. Heat the skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper, place on the skillet, and cook for 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done.

  4. Cut the cooked chicken into cubes.

For Peanut Sauce

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in the food processor and process until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.

For Assembly

  1. Warm the tortillas in the microwave. Place the tortillas in a row.

  2. To each tortilla add shredded cabbage, shredded carrots, cucumber, and chicken.

  3. Top with a generous drizzle of peanut sauce and a few cilantro leaves. Serve immediately with lime wedges if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 2923.18kcal
  • Fat: 241.89g
  • Saturated Fat: 115.24g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 76.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 36.81g
  • Carbohydrates: 123.84g
  • Fiber: 21.76g
  • Sugar: 39.22g
  • Protein: 111.30g
  • Cholesterol: 55.68mg
  • Sodium: 14645.56mg
  • Calcium: 458.92mg
  • Potassium: 4519.84mg
  • Iron: 26.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 1106.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.93mg
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