Chicken Tacos Recipe

Pile on your favorite toppings!

These easy chicken tacos can be topped with almost anything: cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and more! It also makes for a fun but quick weeknight meal. 


Chicken Tacos Recipe

Roselle Miranda
Pile on your favorite toppings!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Others
Servings 3


Chicken Tacos Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast fillets skin on, flattened
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 Cup Oil
  • 6 Small tortillas warmed
  • 1 small head Iceberg lettuce shredded
  • 2 Salad Tomatoes cored, sliced thinly
  • 1 large green bell pepper seeded, sliced thinly
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper seeded, sliced thinly


  • Season chicken with salt, pepper, cumin, oregano, chili powder, and cayenne. Blend olive oil, garlic, yogurt, salt, and pepper to taste. Chill until ready to use.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Fry chicken on both sides until cooked through. Remove from pan, and set aside to rest 5 minutes. Slice. Heat tortillas on a dry frying pan over medium heat on both sides. Transfer to a plate and cover with a kitchen towel to keep warm. To serve, layer lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, and chicken. Drizzle with dressing. Recipe originally published in the May 2017 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines.
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