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grilled chicken street tacos served with pico de gallo, lime wedges, and cilantro

Grilled Chicken Street Tacos

April King
Grilled Chicken Street Tacos are full of flavor and so easy to make. Marinated chicken grilled to perfection, wrapped in warm corn tortillas, and topped with fresh Pico De Gallo, cilantro, and fresh squeezed lime juice. These chicken tacos are sure to become part of your family dinner rotation.
4.8 from 15 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
marinate 1 hr
Total Time 25 mins
Course Chicken, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 414 kcal


  • 1.5 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1 pkg. mini white corn tortillas for serving
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped for serving
  • 2-3 limes, cut into wedges for serving
  • Pico De Gallo for serving


  • 4 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper

Optional Toppings

  • avocado, sliced
  • sour cream
  • red onion, diced


  • Prepare chicken marinade by combining orange juice, lime juice, apple cider vinegar, minced garlic, chili powder, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper in a ziplock bag.
  • Add chicken and shake bag to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Once chicken has had time to marinate, preheat grill over medium-high heat.
  • Spray grill with cooking spray and place chicken on the hot grill. Cook chicken for about 4-5 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165 with a thermometer.
  • Transfer chicken to a plate or cutting board and allow chicken to rest for a few minutes before cutting it into bite size pieces.
  • Layer two warm corn tortillas and top with grilled chicken, Pico De Gallo, chopped cilantro and squeeze a lime over taco. Serve street tacos immediately.
  • Street tacos are delicious topped with diced red onion, sliced avocado, sour cream, or hot sauce. They are customizable for everyone’s liking.


Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.
*Nutrition info is based on 3 tacos/serving using 2 white corn tortillas per taco*


Serving: 3tacosCalories: 414kcalCarbohydrates: 62.1gProtein: 42.1gFat: 7.5gSaturated Fat: 2.3gCholesterol: 112.5mgSodium: 845mgPotassium: 31.1mgFiber: 6gSugar: 4.3gVitamin A: 7.6IUVitamin C: 16.8mgCalcium: 8.1mgIron: 24mg
Keyword Chicken Tacos, Grilled Chicken Street Tacos, Street Tacos
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