Lime Chicken Soft Tacos


These chicken tacos seasoned with lime, oregano, and garlic are flavorful and delicious. I was given this recipe by my mom when I went away to college, and it has become all of my friends' favorite dinner!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
10 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast meat - cubed

  • 2 green onions, chopped

  • cup red wine vinegar

  • ½ lime, juiced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 10 (6 inch) flour tortillas

  • 1 tomato, diced

  • ¼ cup shredded lettuce

  • ¼ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

  • ¼ cup salsa


  1. Sauté chicken in a medium saucepan over medium high heat until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Add green onions, vinegar, lime juice, garlic, oregano, sugar, salt, and pepper. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.

  2. Heat an iron skillet over medium heat. Place a tortilla in the pan, warm, and turn over to heat the other side. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Serve lime chicken mixture in warm tortillas topped with tomato, lettuce, cheese and salsa.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

204 Calories
7g Fat
19g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 204
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 434mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 4mg 22%
Calcium 78mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 200mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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