BBQ Chicken Tacos

Posted: August 3

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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BBQ Chicken Tacos are fusion food we can get behind. The sweet, tangy barbecue sauce on the chicken mixes with the cooling, creamy cilantro lime sauce for a truly elite flavor profile. Not to mention the warm corn tortillas it all comes wrapped in. BBQ Chicken Tacos are worth starting up the grill for on a weeknight.


For the chicken: • 2 chicken breasts or thighs, boneless and skinless, • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce, divided Creamy cilantro lime sauce: • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped • 1 tablespoon lime juice • 1/4 teaspoon salt For the tacos: • 15 corn tortillas • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped • 1/3 cup red onion, chopped • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained • 1 (15 ounce) can corn, drained • 1 avocado, peeled, cored, and sliced • fresh cilantro, optional, chopped, for topping


Step 1

Add the chicken and 1/3 cup of the barbeque sauce to a resealable bag, massaging so the chicken is fully coated.

Step 2

Refrigerate for 1-3 hours.

Step 3

Combine the Greek yogurt, cilantro, lime juice, and salt, mixing until a smooth sauce forms.

Step 4

Refrigerate the sauce until ready to serve.

Step 5

Preheat the grill and lightly grease it with cooking spray.

Step 6

Add the chicken to the grill and cook it until cooked through, about 4-5 minutes on each side, flipping once.

Step 7

Transfer the chicken to a cutting board, baste it with more BBQ sauce, and allow it to rest for 5 minutes before chopping.

Step 8

Warm the tortillas on the grill or in a hot skillet.

Step 9

Add a spoonful of the chopped chicken, cherry tomatoes, red onion, black beans, corn, avocado, and cilantro to each warm tortilla.

Step 10

Drizzle them with extra BBQ sauce and the cilantro lime sauce.

Step 11

Garnish them with fresh cilantro and serve!

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