Lime chicken tacos

Lime chicken tacos

  • Prep: 8 hr
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 8 hr
  • Serving: 2-4 People

Lime chicken tacos don't take long to cook, but you will want to start the preparation in the morning before work. Place the chicken breasts in a baggie with lime juice, garlic, salt, and pepper and allow them to marinate in the refrigerator all day.


  • 4 chicken breast filets
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • Chopped garlic
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Jalapeño juice
  • Fresh salsa
  • Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • Cooking oil
  • Crunchy taco shells


  1. Dice chicken and let it sit in a baggie with lime juice, salt, pepper, and garlic for 6 to 8 hours.
  2. Heat skillet to medium-high heat with a small amount of cooking oil.
  3. Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
  4. Pour chicken and juices into the heated skillet, adding jalapeño juice to taste and cooking until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Place taco shells in the oven, allowing them to heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Fill the bottom of the taco shells with fresh salsa and Monterey Jack cheese.
  7. Top the taco with cooked chicken.