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Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

These zesty tacos are filled with tender chicken that's been cooked in a creamy cilantro lime sauce, then topped with fresh veggies and avocado.

Tasty Team
95% would make again
Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos


for 4 tacos

  • 2 cups shredded chicken (250 g)
  • ½ cup sour cream (115 g)
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro (10 g), chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • pico de gallo, or salsa, for topping
  • 4 corn tortillas

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 196
  • Fat 10g
  • Carbs 13g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 14g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large, nonstick skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Toss in the garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the shredded chicken, salt, sour cream, and lime juice. Mix until the chicken is evenly coated and the mixture has heated through.
  4. Stir in the cilantro and immediately remove from heat.
  5. Pour the chicken mixture into a large serving bowl and toast the tortillas in the seasoned pan, about 3 minutes per side.
  6. Divide the mixture evenly between tortillas, top with pico de gallo, and serve.
  7. Enjoy!
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Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos