Homemade Authentic Chicken Tacos

Homemade Authentic Chicken Tacos

If you’re craving the authentic flavors of Mexico, look no further than these Homemade Authentic Chicken Tacos. This recipe brings together the perfect combination of tender, seasoned chicken, fresh ingredients, and bold spices to create a taco that’s bursting with flavor.


  • 2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • Lime wedges for serving


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté until they become translucent.
  2. Add the chicken thighs to the skillet and season with cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook until the chicken is cooked through and slightly crispy on the edges, about 5-7 minutes per side.
  3. Remove the cooked chicken from the skillet and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing it into strips.
  4. Warm the corn tortillas in the skillet for about 30 seconds on each side.
  5. Assemble the tacos by placing slices of the seasoned chicken on each tortilla, then top with diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, cilantro, and queso fresco.
  6. Serve with lime wedges for squeezing over the tacos.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Homemade Authentic Chicken Tacos are a fiesta of flavors that your family and friends will love. The seasoned chicken, fresh toppings, and zesty lime wedges combine to create a taco experience that’s truly authentic. Whether it’s Taco Tuesday or any day of the week, this recipe is sure to be a hit.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 380, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 30g

If you’re looking for a delicious and satisfying meal that’s easy to prepare, these Homemade Authentic Chicken Tacos are the perfect choice. They’re a crowd-pleaser and a great way to bring the flavors of Mexico to your dinner table.

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