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Ginger Lime Chicken Tacos

these are crazy simple and crazy good

You'll need:

  • 4-5 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 1/3 cup ginger lime marinade (The Ginger People make my favorite!) *see note

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1/4 of a large yellow onion

  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped + 1 tablespoon extra

  • 1 lime (cut in halves) (more for serving)

  • tortillas (homemade or store bought!)


  1. Add the chicken thighs and marinade to a plastic bag or tupperware and let sit for half an hour up to overnight. Chop your onion into 1cm size pieces. Chop your cilantro, add to a bowl with the onion and 1/2 a lime worth of lime juice.

  2. Add a tablespoon of oil (avocado or olive) to a pan or dutch oven - heat over medium low then add in the chicken + marinade + tomato paste and cover. After 5 minutes flip it and cover again. Squeeze in 1/2 a lime worth of juice and a tablespoon of cilantro then cook another 5 minutes. Remove and let it sit for 5 minutes before cutting into thin strips.

  3. Warm your tortillas either in the microwave (~15 seconds) or in a pan then immediately fill with chicken and stop with the cilantro/ onion mix.


These go great with an ice cold margarita!

As an alternative to The Ginger People's premade marinade, you can combine:

  • 1 lime (juice)

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced ginger

  • 1 clove garlic (minced) or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon brown surgar or honey

  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flake

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