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Taco Lime Grilled Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken taco recipes, chicken tacos, grilled chicken, grilled chicken breast, grilled chicken recipes, how to grill chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 103 kcal
Author Jenny

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika regular paprika works too
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3-4 medium to large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 limes split

Instructions

  1. Preheat indoor or outdoor grill to medium high heat.
  2. Place cumin, salt, pepper, paprika and garlic salt into a bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Place chicken breast into a large bowl or large ziploc bag. Pour seasonings over chicken then squeeze the juice of one whole lime over chicken and seasonings. Stir chicken around with seasonings and lime. You can marinate up 1-5 hours if desired. Can be grilled immediately as well.
  4. Spray grill lightly with cooking spray then carefully place chicken onto grill. Let grill 5-6 minutes each side, or until cooked through and juices run clear. Transfer chicken to a large plate and let rest for 10 minutes. Thinly slice chicken and squeeze with juice of last lime over tops. Thinly sliced chicken goes great inside tacos. Top with your favorite toppings.
Nutrition Facts
Taco Lime Grilled Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 535mg 22%
Potassium 335mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 1.9%
Vitamin C 7.1%
Calcium 1.2%
Iron 3.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.