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Chilli & Lime Chicken Tacos

Updated: Jan 4, 2021

These chili lime chicken tacos are easy and full of flavour. Serve them avocado chunks, beans, and drizzle with some lemon and lime yoghurt dressing!

Serves: 4

Ready In: 25 minutes


Chilli and lime chicken marinade:

  • 500g chicken breast, diced

  • 1 lime juice

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tsp honey

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • ½ tsp paprika

  • ½ tsp onion powder

  • ½ tsp garlic powder

  • ¼ tsp cumin

  • ¼ tsp coriander

  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

Taco filling

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1 400g can corn kernels, rinsed

  • 1 400g can black beans, rinsed

  • 1 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Optional garnishes:

  • Avocado chunks

  • Coriander

  • Lime wedges


  • 8 tbsp plain yogurt

  • Coriander to taste, thinly sliced

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp lime juice

  • 1 tsp salt

1 Packet soft taco tortillas


Step 1. Cook Chicken

In a medium-sized bowl, add the chicken and all marinade ingredients, mixing until well combined. Set a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add a splash of olive oil and add the chicken, cooking for 5 minutes, or until golden brown on one side. Flip chicken and reduce heat to medium. Cook for approximately 5-8 minutes or until chicken is golden brown on each side and cooked through. Remove from heat and set aside

Step 2. Combine Filling Ingredients

In a medium bowl, combine drained and rinsed beans, corn, olive oil, adding salt and pepper to taste

Step 3. Make Dressing

In a small bowl add the yoghurt, lemon juice, lime juice, coriander, and mix well, adding salt to taste

Step 4. Assemble

Place chicken and filling in soft taco tortillas. Garnish with avocado chunks, dressing, and serve with lime wedges


If meal prepping, to preserve avocado, lightly spray with olive oil

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