I love summer time cook outs. I enjoy doing the grilling more than anything else. I get to cook it, eat it, and above all get a lot out of watching my family and guests enjoy it. If you want to give your Family and friends a treat at your next cook out, give this Grilled Chicken Soft Tacos Recipe a try; it is delicious. The grilled flavor of the chicken is extraordinary and blends perfectly with the other ingredients. This is a good size recipe that makes 20 tacos depending on the size group you are feeding- just double it, or cut it in half. This recipe does take a little bit of time, but it is fun to prepare and well worth the effort. The next time you plan a summer party or get together give this Grilled Chicken Soft Tacos Recipe a try, and enjoy.
|Grilled Chicken Soft Tacos Recipe|
- Ingredients for Grilling Sauce
- 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- Ingredients for the Salsa
- 3 cups coarsely chopped ripe tomatoes
- 2 large ripe avocados (Peeled and Diced)
- 5 green onions, (white part only chopped)
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro (Finely Chopped)
- 2 tablespoon jalapenos (minced)
- 2 tablespoon lime juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Condiments for tacos
- 2 cup Monterey jack cheese (shredded)
- 1 head iceberg lettuce (shredded)
- 1 cup sour cream
- 4 tablespoons milk
- 1 can black beans- drained, rinsed and heated (14 ounce can)
- 20 soft taco-size flour tortillas
- 12 boneless skinless chicken thighs
- In a large bowl combine all the ingredients for the Salsa; add salt and pepper to taste.
- In another bowl combine the milk and sour cream.
- In a small bowl mix together the grilling sauce.
- Grill chicken over Direct Medium heat coating with the grilling sauce using a brush, turning several times to coat. Cook until juices run clear. (Internal temperature of 165F)
- Cut chicken into bite sized pieces.
- Heat the tortillas and place chicken, cheese, drained black beans, sour cream, salsa, and lettuce on tacos.
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