5 from 1 vote
three tacos with chicken, slaw and salsa on top
Chili Lime Chicken Tacos
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Marinate Time
4 hrs
Total Time
25 mins

Warm tangy chili lime chicken Tacos with an amazing citrus slaw! 

Course: dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chili lime chicken tacos
Servings: 8
Calories: 201 kcal
Author: Desarae
Chili Lime Chicken
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 Large garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • juice of two limes
  • zest of two limes
  • 1 heaping TBS of Siracha Chili Sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • Lime edges for topping
Citrus slaw
  • 1 cup green cabbage or three cups of bagged slaw
  • 1 cup purple cabbage
  • 1 carrot julienne cut
  • 1 green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp mayo
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 1 juice of lime
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
Chili lime chicken instructions
  1. Chop garlic, and mix all ingredients in a bowl.

  2. Marinate thawed chicken for few hours up to overnight.
  3. Grill chicken after marinating until done. Let rest and chop. Serve with on tortillas, with Citrus Salsa, avocado, pico de gallo and fresh lime slices
citrus slaw instructions
  1. chop cabbage, onion, carrot, cilantro, combine in large bowl.

    In a small bowl mix mayo, lemon, lime salt and pepper.

    Stir together and let rest for 30 minutes. top on your favorite taco with pico de gallo.

Nutrition Facts
Chili Lime Chicken Tacos
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 201 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 510mg22%
Potassium 502mg14%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 1725IU35%
Vitamin C 14.7mg18%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.