Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

Lime Chicken Soft Tacos


"I was given this recipe by my mom when I went away to college, and it has become all of my friends' favorite!"


50 m servings 204 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 16.2 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 433 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Saute chicken in a medium saucepan over medium high heat for about 20 minutes. Add vinegar, lime juice, sugar, salt, pepper, green onion, garlic and oregano. Simmer for an extra 10 minutes.
  2. Heat an iron skillet over medium heat. Place a tortilla in the pan, warm, and turn over to heat the other side. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Serve lime chicken mixture in warm tortillas topped with tomato, lettuce, cheese and salsa.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 2371 Ratings


I really like the flavor the recipe give. I usually throw it all in the crock pot and let it go. I then take out the chicken and shred it. It is so yummy and reminds me of a great resturant in A...

On this one, I tripled the sauce and marinated the chicken in 2/3s of it. Omitted the oregano, and added cilantro (a key ingredient!) at the end of sauteeing the chicken. When I sauteed the ch...

Based on the numerous reviews I was anxious to try this recipe. It was okay. Very similar to a marinade I use for fajaita chicken tacos which my family liked much better. Sorry.....

We thought these were awesome! A refreshing change from regular tacos. Things I did differently - used cilantro instead of oregano, 1 regular onion instead of 2 green, and used the juice of a w...

At first I thought the red wine vinegar was strange, but it did add a good flavor. Overall the tacos were really good, but in the future I will omit the oregano- it added an Italian flavor, as ...

DELISH! The guys I served it to, and myself, thought it was great. Really tasty if you like lime. I loved having tacos with chicken instead of my usual hamburger meat. Instead of cubing the chic...

Yummy Yum Yum!!!! This was so good and EASY to make!!! I mixed all of the seasoning ingredients in a small bowl while the chicken was sauteing and just dumped it in the skillet and stirred the l...

I love this. I brown the chicken and then dice it and return it to the skillet to finish with the sauce. I don't use oregano. I have used cilantro and a splash of tequila. I use these in tac...

Delicious but be forewarned that it does have a kick to it! A splash of Tequila to the sauce while cooking adds a wonderful flavor.