Barbecued Chicken Tacos with Lime Mayonnaise (Mexican)

This recipe is from Mexican cuisine. As you can see from the picture it is colorful as other Mexican food. It doesn't take long time to do. But it is delicious. 20 minutes for preparation. 15 minutes for cooking and 10 minutes to serve. Here is how to do it:

2 tomatoes, chopped
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 avocado, peeled, stone removed and diced
1 tsp ground cinnamon, 2 tsp dried oregano, ½ tsp cayenne pepper mixed together
1 tbsp oil
4 chicken breasts
4 tbsp mayonnaise
1 lime, juice and finely grated zest
1 heads lettuce, shredded

To serve
crisp fried corn tortillas, or taco shells
coriander, finely chopped

1. Preheat a grill/griddle or barbecue.

2. Mix the tomatoes, red onion and avocado.

3. In a large bowl combine the mixed spice and herb mixture with the oil until well blended.

4. Add the chicken to the spice and herb mixture and turn in the mixture to coat well.

5. Cook the chicken breasts on a medium heat for 12-15 minutes, turning a couple of times.

6. When the chicken is fully cooked through, place on a chopping board and slice.

7. To make the lime mayonnaise, mix together the mayonnaise, lime juice and zest.

8. To serve; fill the tortilla shells or tacos with the sliced chicken, avocado salad and lettuce. Drizzle with the lime mayonnaise and sprinkle with coriander.

1 comment:

  1. Nice! I've been looking for a recipe like this! Sounds delicious!