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Chicken baked in a citrus marinade is placed in a soft flour tortilla and topped with shredded cabbage, cilantro, guacamole, green onion, and salsa. Everyone loves this!


Recipe Summary

45 mins
1 hr
2 hrs 15 mins
30 mins
8 tacos


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk vegetable oil, lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice, Worcestershire, seasoned salt, garlic salt, and lemon-pepper seasoning together in a large glass or ceramic bowl. Add chicken and toss to evenly coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator, 1 to 24 hours.

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Transfer chicken to a baking dish.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove from the oven and shred chicken with 2 forks; discard bones.

  • Place cabbage in a bowl and pour 1/3 of the lime juice over top; toss until cabbage is glossy.

  • Smash avocados in a bowl for guacamole. Mix in 1/4 of the remaining lime juice and season with salt and pepper.

  • Warm tortillas in a skillet over medium-low heat, 2 to 3 minutes. Layer tortillas with chicken, cabbage, green onions, cilantro, guacamole, sour cream, and salsa and drizzle with remaining lime juice.

Cook's Notes:

Undiluted limeade concentrate can be used instead of lime juice if you like. You can use canola oil instead of vegetable oil.

You can also add cilantro, finely chopped tomato, and onion to guacamole as well.

You can grill the chicken instead of baking if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts

555 calories; protein 33.6g; carbohydrates 35.9g; fat 32.3g; cholesterol 88.4mg; sodium 821.3mg. Full Nutrition