In this chicken taco recipe, seasoned grilled chicken is placed in flour tortillas and garnished with cilantro and sour cream to create a fast, simple meal.
Originally published on Food & Wine.
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1/2 teaspoon ancho chile powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Eight 6-inch corn tortillas
- 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges
- Cilantro leaves, for serving
- Sour cream, for serving
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. In a medium bowl, toss the chicken with the chile powder, cumin and salt. Add the chicken to the skillet in a single layer and cook over high heat, turning occasionally, until nicely browned on all sides and cooked through, about 8 minutes total.
- On a microwave-safe plate, microwave the tortillas at high power for 30 seconds, until soft and pliable. Serve the chicken with the tortillas, lime wedges, cilantro leaves and sour cream.