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Grilled Chicken Street Tacos

Delicious chicken street tacos that are much for flavoursome than tacos out of a packet
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people



  • 700 g chicken thighs boneless, skinless and trimmed
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and smashed
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp ground black pepper


  • 12 mini taco shells warmed
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 can corn kernels
  • ¼ red cabbage diced
  • ½ red capsicum diced
  • sour cream to taste
  • grated tasty cheese to taste



  • Add chicken to a large resealable bag. In a small bowl mix together lime juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin, chilli powder, coriander, salt and pepper
  • Pour mixture of chicken in the bag then seal bag. Rub marinade over chicken. Transfer to fridge and allow to marinate at least 1 hour and up to six hours.


  • Preheat a grill over medium to high heat (200 - 230° C)
  • Grill chicken until cooked through, turning once halfway through grilling. Allow about 5-6 minutes per side. Chicken should read 74° C and be slightly charred.
  • Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and rest for 5 minutes
  • While chicken is resting, combine red onion, corn kernels, cabbage and capsicum to form a fresh salsa
  • Dice the chicken. Combine your choice of chicken, salsa, sour cream and cheese to from a tasty taco. Enjoy.


It is fun to put the ingredients out and let your guests form their own taco.