Basic Soft Chicken Tacos

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Charishma_Ramchanda

From this week's Thursday magazine's "SlimLines" column on the weekly task of how to lose weight and get fit!

Top Review by JSkizzle

These were delicious! I used hot salsa for an extra kick. I really liked the lime taste. I followed the recipe exactly as posted. I wouldn't change a thing. I had some sour cream on the side for dipping. I served them with Spanish rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brush the olive oil all over the chicken strips.
  2. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Place a skillet or grill pan over high heat.
  4. Lightly coat with oil.
  5. Cook the chicken about 2-4 minutes per side, until cooked through and place on a cooking board to rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Cut the limes in half, pierce the juice side with a fork and twist to release the juices over the cooked chicken.
  7. Cut the chicken into thin slices across the grain and then cut each slice into bite-sized pieces.
  8. Warm the flour tortillas by first dipping them in water and then placing them in a dry pan over low heat.
  9. Use tongs to lift out.
  10. Wrap in a towel to keep warm.
  11. Assemble the tacos at the table with salsa, guacamole, diced tomatoes and shredded lettuce.

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