Sizzling Southwest Taco Chicken Marinade

reader reviews

“WOW, this recipe is perfection!! I would change absolutely nothing about this. Thank you Robyn!” ~ Emily

key ingredients:

chicken breasts or thighs avocado oil lime juice garlic cloves ground cumin smoked paprika ground chili powder sugar  salt

about this recipe

few ingredients easy prep make ahead

Prepped in just 5 minutes, this zesty taco chicken marinade is made with oil, lime juice, garlic, and a just a handful of taco-inspired taco seasoning. The magic of this simple marinade is that it produces the juiciest and most flavorful chicken that’s perfect for street tacos, bowls, and more.

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Gather ingredients.

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Add oil and seasonings to bowl.

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Whisk.

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Set aside 2 tablespoons of marinade.

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Add water.

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Add chicken and toss.

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Grill or bake the chicken. Let chicken rest and then slice or dice.

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Serve in tacos or as desired.

Stuff into burritos, add on top of taco bowls or taco salads, or make a chicken and cheese quesadilla all served with the best fresh tomato salsa and easy guacamole.

how to serve:

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